To the Island of Tides: A Journey to Lindisfarne

Alistair Moffat

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd

Published: 3rd Jun '21

£10.99

This journey to Lindisfarne is a meditation on the power of place, from the historian and award-winning author of The Hidden Ways

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SKU: 9781786896346

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Description

In To the Island of Tides, Alistair Moffat travels to – and through the history of – the fated island of Lindisfarne. Known by the Romans as Insula Medicata and famous for its monastery, it even survived Viking raids. Today the isle maintains its position as a space for retreat and spiritual renewal.Walking from his home in the Borders, through the historical landscape of Scotland and northern England, Moffat takes us on a pilgrimage in the footsteps of saints and scholars, before arriving for a secular retreat on the Holy Isle. To the Island of Tides is a walk through history, a meditation on the power of place, but also a more personal journey; and a reflection on where life leads us.

Additional information

Weight 0.226 kg
Dimensions 20 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 336