A delightful response to my book of essays, Words of Re-enchantment, from Nimue Brown.
Anthony Nanson’s ‘Words of re-enchantment’ is a collection of essays which its subtitle labels as storytelling, myth and ecological desire. I’d go a lot further than this, because it’s a relevant book for anyone wanting to live in creative and sustainable ways. And really, that should be all of us.
Anthony is himself a writer of short stories, a story teller, and he has a novel to his name (Deep Time, which I reviewed here – https://druidlife.wordpress.com/2015/07/01/deep-time-and-the-wilderness/) It makes sense then that his focus is the written and spoken word, and the power of these things to affect real change.
This is a deeply philosophical book, asking what it means to be human, to be alive in this time and place, what it means to face up to the challenges and responsibilities of our moment in history. Given the subject matter, it’s a surprisingly upbeat and encouraging book. What…
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