hauntingly beautiful diptych of works inspired by Robert Macfarlane’s
travels with celebrated collaborators to two eerie corners of England.
Holloway, "a perfect miniature prose-poem" (William Dalrymple),
Macfarlane, artist Stanley Donwood, and writer Dan Richards travel to
Dorset, near the south coast of England, to explore a famed "hollowed
way"—a path used by walkers and riders for so many centuries that it has
become worn far down into the soft golden bedrock of the region.
Ness, "a triumphant libretto of mythic modernism for our poisoned age"
(Max Porter), Macfarlane and Donwood create a modern myth about Orford
Ness, the ten-mile-long shingle spit that lies off the coast of East
Anglia, which the British government used for decades to conduct secret
Ghostways - Two Journeys in Unquiet Places - Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, Dan Richards