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Stones of Aran: Labyrinth

(Stones of Aran #2)

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Tim Robinson’s Stones of Aran is one of the most striking and original literary undertakings of our time. Robinson’s ambition is to find out both what it is to know a landscape, know it as extensively and intimately as possible, and what it takes to make that knowledge, the sense of the landscape itself, come alive in writing. It is a project that draws on the legacies of ...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published September 8th 2009 by New York Review Books Classics (first published April 1997)
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A. I really liked this book...sent to Nick...returned. Would like to read the first volume: Pilgrimage.
Apr 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
Drops off a bit from the intensity of Pilgrimage, though, still, some passages astound. I suppose the interior of the island is just more sprawling...
Apr 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Now I've sought out his series on Connemara too and am in the process of browsing through them.
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NYRB Classics: Stones of Aran: Labyrinth, by Tim Robinson 1 3 Oct 30, 2013 07:10PM  
A native of Yorkshire, Tim Robinson studied maths at Cambridge and then worked for many years as a visual artist in Istanbul, Vienna and London, among other places. In 1972 he moved to the Aran Islands. In 1986 his first book, Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage, was published to great acclaim. The second volume of Stones of Aran, subtitled Labyrinth, appeared in 1995. His latest book is Connemara. Since 1 ...more

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