Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize

Underland was the author’s fourth work to be shortlisted, and judges decided unanimously that the ‘claustrophobic thriller of sorts’ was his best

After making the shortlist for the UK’s top nature-writing award three times, Robert Macfarlane has finally won the Wainwright Golden Beer book prize for what judges called his “best book”: a journey into the worlds beneath our feet, Underland.

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Source: theguardian
Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize