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  • Published: 4 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448191925
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

While Wandering

A Walking Companion


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‘A book to start your heart and feet beating for the road’

The Times

‘A book to start your heart and feet beating for the road’
The Times

With its stories of strolling, poems about pavement-pounding and wonderings on wandering, this is the indispensable collection for the flâneur and the rambler – and everyone in between.

Take a turn with Jane Austen, stride side by side with Colm Tóibín, let restless William Wordsworth lead you through brook and road before a detour with Stella Gibbons to the park.Whether mountaineering with Mark Twain or visiting Oxford Street with Julian Barnes – be sure to take this anthology with you on your ambulations.

With a new foreword by Robert Macfarlane.

Previously published with the title The Vintage Book of Walking

  • Pub date: 4 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448191925
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the Author

Duncan Minshull

Duncan Minshull is a senior producer at BBC Radio. He is editor of Telling Stories Vols 1-4, Fanfare and The Burning Leg. He has written extensively about walking for newspapers and magazines. He lives in London.

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Praise for While Wandering

“Splendid”

Independent

“Duncan Minshull's While Wandering: A Walking Companion, is a classic: an anthology of stories, poems and pieces by writers as diverse as Jane Austen and Colm Toibin, describing every kind of walking and the effects it has”

A Little Bird

“The very excellence of this rich anthology makes it self-destructive. Once you start reading it, you want to throw it down and go walking”

Derwent May, Times Literary Supplement


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