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By Tom Cox

21st-Century Yokel explores the best way we will be tied inescapably to panorama, even if we adore it or no longer, usually via our relations and our prior. It’s now not relatively a nature publication, now not fairly a humour ebook, no longer fairly a kin memoir, now not fairly folklore, now not really social heritage, no longer fairly a suite of essays, yet a little all six.

It comprises owls, badgers, ponies, beavers, otters, bats, bees, scarecrows, canines, ghosts, Tom’s loud and excitable dad and, convinced, even a couple of cats. It’s jam-packed with Devon’s neighborhood folklore – the traditional type, and the typical sort – and provincial locations and small issues. yet what emerges from this concentrate on the small are subject matters which are broader and larger and extra definitive.

The book’s language is colloquial and straightforward and its 11 chapters are discursive and wide-ranging, rambling even. the texture of the ebook has much in universal with the rustic walks Tom Cox was once on while he composed a lot of it: it’s bewitched through clean air, intrepid in minor methods, haunted by way of climate and previous tales and the spooky edges of the outside, stressed, occasionally silly, and vulnerable to a couple of detours... however it constantly reaches its meant destination.

The publication is illustrated with Tom’s personal panorama images and linocuts through his mother.

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