The Ring of Bright Water Trilogy

Author: Gavin Maxwell

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141927208

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

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Fifty years ago Gavin Maxwell went to live in an abandoned house on a shingle beach on the west coast of Scotland. A haven for wildlife - he named his home Camusfearna and settled there with the otters Mij, Edal and Teko. Ring of Bright Water chronicles Gavin Maxwell's first ten years with the otters and touched the hearts of readers the world over, brilliantly evoking life with these playful animals in this natural paradise. Two further volumes followed bringing the story full circle telling of the difficult last years and the final abandonment of teh settlement. For the first time the entire trilogy is available in a single narrative in this beautifully presented book.

Ring of Bright Water

Author: Gavin Maxwell

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 9780140249729

Category: Nature

Page: 211

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Stoires about animals and the natural world.

Ring of Bright Water

Author: Gavin Maxwell

Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher

ISBN: 156792400X

Category: Nature

Page: 327

View: 6091


This volume weaves together the Scottish otter stories from Maxwell's three non-fiction books, published in the 1960s, and the basis of the 1969 motion picture. While touring the Iraqi marshes, Maxwell was captivated by an otter and became a devoted advocate of and spokesman for the species. He moved to a remote house in the Scottish highlands, co-habiting there with three otters and living an idyllic and isolated life.

The Saga of Ring of Bright Water

Author: Douglas Botting

Publisher: Neil Wilson Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781897784853

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 585

View: 1788


Masterful portrait of the great natural history writer who wrote Ring of Bright Water.