The Oak Papers

The Oak Papers

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James Canton spent two years sitting with and studying the Honywood Oak. A colossus of a tree, it would have been a sapling when Magna Carta was signed. Initially visiting the tree for escape and solitude, in time he learns to study it more closely. He examines how our long-standing dependency on oak trees has developed and morphed into myth and legend. ‘The Oak Papers’ is a meditative and healing book about the lessons we can learn from the natural world, if only we slow down enough to listen.

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'Some five years ago, I sought solace from the ways of the world by stepping into the embrace of an ancient oak tree . . . From the first meeting, there grew a strange sense of attachment I did not consciously recognise until I later began to realise the significance that trees, and oak trees especially, can have in our lives.'

James Canton spent two years sitting with and studying the Honywood Oak. A colossus of a tree, it would have been a sapling when Magna Carta was signed. Initially visiting the tree for escape and solitude, in time he learns to study it more closely. He examines how our long-standing dependency on oak trees has developed and morphed into myth and legend.

The Oak Papers is a stunning, meditative and healing book about the lessons we can learn from the natural world, if only we slow down enough to listen.

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Weight0.174 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 1.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

828.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K