The Wild Places (book)

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The Wild Places
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AuthorRobert Macfarlane
PublisherPenguin Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
Preceded byMountains of the Mind 
Followed byOriginal Copy 

The Wild Places is a book by British writer Robert Macfarlane published in 2007 about the author's journey to explore and document the remaining wilderness of the British Isles.[1] The book is separated into 15 chapters, each a description of Macfarlane's journey to a particular type of wild place, such as "Island", "Valley", and "Moor".[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Macfarlane, Robert (2008). The Wild Places. New York: Penguin. ISBN 9780143113935.
  2. ^ Motion, Andrew. "Mapping nature's heartlands". Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  3. ^ "The Wild Places [Paperback]". Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  4. ^ Nicolson, Adam (31 August 2007). "The Wild Places, by Robert Macfarlane". London: Retrieved 26 September 2013.