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Roger Deakin, who died in 2006, was a writer, filmmaker and environmentalist of international renown. He was a founder member of Friends of the Earth, and co-founded Common Ground. He lived for thirty-eight years in a moated farmhouse in Suffolk. Waterlog, which was first published in 1999, became a word-of-mouth bestseller, and is now an established classic of the nature writing canon.

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Waterlog A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain by Roger Deakin
Waterlog A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain
Roger Deakin
April 2014 Guest Editor Nicci French on Waterlog. Roger Deakin set out to swim his way through the British Isles: an icy, salty, weedy, murky journey in seas, lakes, rivers, canals, moats, even ditches. The result is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2000

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