[UCP Books]: RISING GROUND: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Robert MacFarlane, Guardian, Book of the Year

Tom Robbins, Financial Times, Book of the Year

“A fascinating study of place and its meaning.”
Justin Cartwright, Observer, Book of the Year

“Pitch-perfect prose”
Tom Adair, Scotsman, Book of the Year



A Search for the Spirit of Place

Philip Marsden



Publication date: April 5, 2016 978-0-226-36609-8/$27.50



“Marsden’s writing is just so good.”

“Fascinating and hauntingly evocative. . . . A truly wonderful and enjoyable book.”
Jan Morris, Literary Review


“Anglophiles will be captivated by this beautifully written book, as will those with an interest in an illustrative history.”
Library Journal

Philip Marsden
is the award-winning author of a number of works of fiction, nonfiction, and travel writing. He is available for interviews.



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