Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
This item is in stock and will be dispatched within 48 hours.
More than 50 units in stock.
This eBook is available for download by customers in the UK and selected other countries.
Check if this eBook is available in your region
Digital Rights Management
Due to digital licence management restrictions for this product it is only possible to download this eBook if you are located in one of the following countries or regions:
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek has continued to change people's lives for over thirty years. A passionate and poetic reflection on the mystery of creation with its beauty on the one hand and cruelty on the other, it has become a modern American literary classic in the tradition of Thoreau.
Living in solitude in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Roanoke, Virginia, and observing the changing seasons, the flora and fauna, the author reflects on the nature of creation and of the God who set it in motion.
Whether the images are cruel or lovely, the language is memorably beautiful and poetic, and insistently celebratory. Just pay attention, Dillard urges throughout, and you will find yourself 'sailing headlong and breathless under the gale force of the spirit'.
Dillard's prose throughout is indeed 'spirited and gale-force' (The Guardian). A 'classic of nature writing - a great theological-pastoral-evolutionary-tragic-metaphysical almanac' Guardian Books
Other products in this Category
An Impossible God
St Augustine of Hippo
101 (at Least) Reasons to Get Up in the Morning
Gospel According to Cannon and Ball
Journey to the Heart
From DNA to Dean
Cross of Nails
Godly and Righteous, Peevish and Perverse
A Year at Bottengoms Farm (Wormingford Series 4)