Walking Home

Armitage, Simon

£9.99

‘Walking Home’ describes Simon Armitage’s extraordinary, yet ordinary, journey. It’s a story about Britain’s remote and overlooked interior – the wildness of its landscape and the generosity of the locals who sustained him on his journey. It’s about facing emotional and physical challenges, and sometimes overcoming them.

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Description

One summer, Simon Armitage decided to walk the Pennine Way – a challenging 256-mile route usually approached from south to north, with the sun, wind and rain at your back. However, he resolved to tackle it back to front, walking home towards the Yorkshire village where he was born, travelling as a ‘modern troubadour’, without a penny in his pockets and singing for his supper with poetry readings in village halls, churches, pubs and living rooms.

Walking Home describes his extraordinary, yet ordinary, journey of human endeavour, unexpected kindnesses and terrible blisters.

The companion volume, Walking Away, is published in June 2015.

Additional information

Weight 235 g
Dimensions 198 × 126 × 18 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

285

Language

English

Edition

Main

Dewey

914.28048612 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K