When the Christchurch shooter described himself as an “eco-fascist”, he invoked the age-old and complicated relationship between nature writing and the far right.
“What countryside?” a friend of Cocker’s pointedly asks.
Darker With The Lights On will send many readers skidding along the spectrum between “I don’t know what this means” and “This doesn’t mean anything”.
Author Tom Jeffreys trekked from London to Birmingham, and found no easy answers.
At the heart of The Great Soul of Siberia is not a fear of snapping jaws, but of a broader, deeper terror: that of extinction.