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Atoms of Delight : Ten pilgrimages in nature

Kenneth Steven
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Saraband / Contraband
Published: March 7, 2024
ISBN: 9781915089939
144 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom


Poet, novelist and essayist Kenneth Steven takes us on a series of meditative quests in search of “atoms of delight”—treasures, both natural and spiritual.

In this captivating collection of short pieces, each documenting a different journey through some of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes, Steven invites readers to accompany him as he seeks out crystal-clear waters, delicate orchids, plump berries, and pebbles polished by time and tide. Appreciative of the gift of silence and the value of solitude and simplicity, he takes journeys that prompt introspection, as we pause, breathe, and discover alongside him the transformative power of nature’s wild places.

Exploring the profound connections and peace we can find in the natural world and within ourselves, this is an evocative book that will inspire you to make your own pilgrimages, to discover the extraordinary in your surroundings when you take time for contemplation.

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