A series of recollections that concern both the childhood and work of the writer John Fowles. For him, the tree is the best analogue of prose fiction, symbolising the wild side of our psyche, and he stresses the importance in art of the unpredictable, the unaccountable and the intuitive.
"The most original argument for wilderness preservation I have encountered." - "Washington Post"
"A text of unusual beauty and perception." - "Publishers Weekly"