'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' Billy Connolly.
'It is completely absorbing ... and the intense self-scrutiny is matched by landscape writing worthy of Robert Louis Stevenson himself.' Guardian.
'This is nature writing of the first order … a luminous hymn to life and love and our land' Scotland on Sunday.
'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' Sunday Times.
'Moving and utterly memorable, a triumph' The Times.