'If you have a desire to luxuriate in the most beautiful use of the English language borne along by the love of one gifted poet for a recognized master of melancholy, then this is the book for you. It most certainly is the book for me'
'It is completely absorbing ... and the intense self-scrutiny is matched by landscape writing worthy of Robert Louis Stevenson himself'
'A ruminative, beautifully written book that is at once a biography of MacCaig, an account of a journey in North West Scotland and a captivating memoir of Greig's life as a poet, Himalayan climber and fisherman'
'Moving and utterly memorable, a triumph'
'This is nature writing of the first order ... a luminous hymn to life and love and our land'