Author: Jim Crumley

Jim Crumley is a nature writer with almost 20 books to his name, mostly on the landscape and wildlife of Scotland. He is renowned for his style - passionate, inspiring, visionary, sensitive, majestic - no work of his should be missed. He is also a columnist and presenter of radio programmes.

He has also received the accolade of '... the best nature writer now working in Great Britain...' from David Craig in the Los Angeles Times Book Review.
A High and Lonely Place A High and Lonely Place by Jim Crumley

In the nine years since it was first published, A High and Lonely Place has become a classic of Scottish nature writing and of the literature of our mountains. It has also become a much-quoted source of inspiration to those who champion the cause of our wild places in general and the Cairngorms i... more...

Brother NatureBrother Nature by Jim Crumley

Acclaimed nature writer Jim Crumley turns his poet's instinct, his naturalist's eye, and occasionally his camera on his core territory in Highland Perthshire to produce a book of rare intimacy.

Brother Nature is based on thirty years of exploring and thinking about the coun... more...

Something Out ThereSomething Out There by Jim Crumley

'Like many a Highland glen, the Fathan Ghlinne should be wooded but isn't. But I have sat long and often and listened to the ancient river speech, to the windsong of three birches and a rowan, the rowan above a meeting of waterfalls which should be a portentous place. And the word on the ... more...

The GoalieThe Goalie by Jim Crumley

'...Jim Crumley has captured the spirit and the essence of what football meant, and still means to those of us in the city who love the game and its heroes to our very souls'. From the Foreword by Jim Spence Television and Radio Sports Broadcaster

The Goalie is a novel based on the life of Bo... more...
The Mountain of LightThe Mountain of Light by Jim Crumley

This is a unique mixture of folk-tale, magic, myth, love story and hymn of praise to the natural world of Scotland's high and low lands, their landscapes and creatures, and the poet-guardians who timelessly maintain their care for them.

It is the legend-story of the mysterious ... more...

Waters of the Wild SwanWaters of the Wild Swan by Jim Crumley

The book begins dramatically - a level flight of eight mute swans, occupying the entire width of a busy street in the centre of Edinburgh, sweep through the canyon of tenement walls at the height of second-storey windows, bringing traffic to a standstill. The reader cannot help but share insta... more...

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