Book ‘Life Between the Tides’ by Adam Nicolson

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Adam Nicolson explores the marine life inhabiting seashore rockpools with a scientist’s curiosity and a poet’s wonder in this beautifully illustrated book. The sea is not made of water. Creatures are its genes. Look down as you crouch over the shallows and you will find a periwinkle or a prawn, a claw-displaying crab or a cluster of anemones ready to meet you. No need for binoculars or special stalking skills: go to the rocks and the living will say hello. Inside each rock pool tucked into one of the infinite crevices of the tidal coastline lies a rippling, silent, unknowable universe. Below the stillness of the surface course different currents of endless motion―the ebb and flow of the tide...
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 22, 2022)  Pages: ‎384 pages  ISBN-10: 0374251436  ISBN-13: 978-0374251437  ASIN:‎ B092TB6V73

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Adam Nicolson is the author of many books on history, landscape, and great literature. He is the winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, the W. H. Heinemann Award, and the Ondaatje Prize. His books include The Seabird’s Cry and Why Homer Matters. He lives on a farm in Sussex.