The ponies at the edge of the world

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Catherine Munro transforms her life when she ups sticks and moves to the tiny island of Whalsay as part of her PhD, studying the hardy ponies that inhabit the Shetland Islands. Over the course of a year, Catherine goes through the grief of a miscarriage, the uncertainty of life as an outsider and the harsh nature of this wild land. Yet through it all, she finds comfort, connection and hope through the people and animals of Shetland who give her the feeling of home she has always been looking for.

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‘Striking’ THE TIMES

‘Uplifting and moving’ BBC RADIO 2

‘A meditation on connection between humans and animals, and the homes we make in wild places. I was completely immersed’ KATHERINE MAY

Catherine Munro transforms her life when she moves to Shetland to study the hardy ponies who call this archipelago home. Over the course of her first year, she is welcomed into the rhythms and routines that characterise life at the edge of the world.

When faced with personal loss, Catherine finds comfort and connection in the shared lives of the people, animals and wild landscapes of Shetland. Ponies at the Edge of the World is a heartfelt love letter to the beauty and resilience of these magical ponies and their native land. This is a stunning book on community, hope and finding home.

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Weight0.197 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.6 × 1.7 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

288

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

636.160941135 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K