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Where the Wild Winds Are

Walking Europe's Winds from the Pennines to Provence

By Nick Hunt

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The story of following the wind from the fells of Cumbria to the Alps, the Rhône to the Adriatic coast, to explore how these unseen powers affect the countries and cultures of Europe.
Biographical Notes

Nick Hunt has walked and written across much of Europe. His articles have appeared in
the Economist, the Guardian and other publications, and he also works as a storyteller
and co-editor for the Dark Mountain Project.

His first book Walking the Woods and the Water (Nicholas Brealey, 2014) was a finalist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year. He currently lives in Bristol.

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  • ISBN: 9781473665750
  • Publication date: 03 May 2018
  • Page count: 272
  • Imprint: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Where the Wild Winds Are is full to the brim with learning, entertainment, description, scientific fact and conjectural fiction. It is travel writing in excelsis. — Jan Morris, Literary Review
A thrilling and gorgeous tale, packed with meteorological wonder. — Amy Liptrot, author of 'The Outrun'
A quest both quixotic and entertainingly escapist. — Financial Times - Books of the Year
There are poignant moments of calm amid the tumult, insights that capture the joy of walking alone. — The Times Literary Supplement
An exuberant, invigorating blast of a book. — Michael Kerr, Daily Telegraph - Books of the Year
A wonderful book; reading it is like being introduced to a gang of complex characters by an entertaining and erudite host. It has been a joy getting to know them better and in all their moods. — Tristan Gooley, author of 'The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs'
Where the Wild Winds Are blew me away. — Seán Williams, Radio 3, Free Thinking
An ingenious idea that [Hunt] carries off with panache and aplomb. An extremely gifted writer . . . his writing here has agreeable echoes of Leigh Fermor's evocative prose. — New European
A pleasure from start to finish. — John Sandoe Books - Book of the Month
Nick Hunt's writing is powerful, playful, searching and often strikingly original. As he walks through the world, his journeys always reveal more than they set out to find. — Paul Kingsnorth, author of 'The Wake'
An irresistable book that combines travel adventure with cultural history, meteorology and storytelling. — Bath Life
Where the Wild Winds Are is full to the brim with learning, entertainment, description, scientific fact and conjectural fiction. It is travel writing in excelsis.
A thrilling and gorgeous tale, packed with meteorological wonder.
A quest both quixotic and entertainingly escapist.
There are poignant moments of calm amid the tumult, insights that capture the joy of walking alone.
An exuberant, invigorating blast of a book.
A wonderful book; reading it is like being introduced to a gang of complex characters by an entertaining and erudite host. It has been a joy getting to know them better and in all their moods.
Where the Wild Winds Are blew me away.
An ingenious idea that [Hunt] carries off with panache and aplomb. An extremely gifted writer . . . his writing here has agreeable echoes of Leigh Fermor's evocative prose.
A pleasure from start to finish.
Nick Hunt's writing is powerful, playful, searching and often strikingly original. As he walks through the world, his journeys always reveal more than they set out to find.
An irresistable book that combines travel adventure with cultural history, meteorology and storytelling.
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