Win £500 in book vouchers by helping us with a 7 minute reader survey click here.

debuts of the month eleanor oliphant make the most of Lovereading
Search our site
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Rory Spowers Book and Novel

Rory Spowers - Author


Rory Spowers, 38, is an environmental writer and broadcaster whose last book, Rising Tides, was critically acclaimed by The Sunday Times, The Observer and a variety of magazines. Rory also has a background as a travel writer and has presented various BBC R4 programmes. He previously worked as a researcher, developing environmental documentaries for TV.

In 2002, Rory co-founded The Web of Hope (WoH) (www.thewebofhope.com), a UK registered charity compiling an expanding on-line database of role models for sustainability, social justice and positive change. This database provides the basis for an educational roadshow performed in schools.

Since moving to Sri Lanka in March 2004, Rory has continued his editorial role within WoH and directed his energy towards the development of Samagama, transforming an abandoned tea estate into an ecological learning centre and eco-tourism destination.

Rory is also a Director of Rainforest Rescue International (RRI), the only environmental NGO operating in south Sri Lanka.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Rory Spowers

A Year in Green Tea and Tuk-Tuks by Rory Spowers
A Year in Green Tea and Tuk-Tuks
Rory Spowers
This will appeal to anyone who has wanted to abandon the urban grind and live a more idealistic life elsewhere. Rory took his wife and two toddlers to a 60-acre abandoned tea estate in Sri Lanka and made it work!...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2007

Loading other books by Rory Spowers...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.thewebofhope.com

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Rory Spowers and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Thanks to Lovereading I have discovered new writers and read books I would never had looked twice at - and enjoyed them.

Angela Rhodes

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

My horizons have been broadened by some of the books I have been lucky to review and I expect it to be no different in the future.

Daran Bellingham

It's a lively, independent website with reviews, recommendations and more - with a huge range of books available to buy in all formats.

Alison Layland

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

It is a website dedicated to those who adore reading It really is a one stop shop for book lovers. Love it!

Edel Waugh

Its jam packed with fantastic titles, informative descriptions & fantastic reviews and has a vast array of great features & competitions.

Linda Rollins

Ever purchased a book, read a few pages & thought I'm not going to enjoy this? Honest book reviews mean you'll never have that problem again

Jill Peters

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools