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Alison Pouliot

Alison Pouliot is an environmental photographer, ecologist, and honorary fellow at the Australian National University. Her articles are published in academic and popular literature, and her recent book is The Allure of Fungi.

Alison Pouliot reviews 'Underland: A deep time journey' by Robert Macfarlane

November 2019, no. 416 26 September 2019
Underland is English nature writer Robert Macfarlane’s longest and, by his own admission, deepest and strangest book. It took almost a decade to write. From the remote mountain peaks of his first book, Mountains of the Mind (2003), Macfarlane embarks on an intrepid journey into the subterrain; plunging through chasms and catacombs, mines and sinkholes, secretive spaces, shadow places. He offers ... (read more)