On Time and Water (Hardback)

Andri Snær Magnason

A unique approach to climate change that recalls W. G. Sebald

Icelandic author and activist Andri Snær Magnason's 'Letter to the Future', an extraordinary and moving eulogy for the lost Okjökull glacier, made global news and was shared by millions. Now he attempts to come to terms with the issues we all face in his new book On Time and Water. Magnason writes of the melting glaciers, the rising seas and acidity changes that haven't been seen for 50 million years. These are changes that will affect all life on earth.

Taking a path to climate science through ancient myths about sacred cows, stories of ancestors and relatives and interviews with the Dalai Lama, Magnason allows himself to be both personal and scientific. The result is an absorbing mixture of travel, history, science and philosophy.

Publication date: 06/08/2020

£16.99

ISBN: 9781788165518

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Non-Fiction, World Literature

Translator: Lytton Smith

On Time and Water (Ebook)

Andri Snær Magnason

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A unique approach to climate change that recalls W. G. Sebald

Icelandic author and activist Andri Snær Magnason's 'Letter to the Future', an extraordinary and moving eulogy for the lost Okjökull glacier, made global news and was shared by millions. Now he attempts to come to terms with the issues we all face in his new book On Time and Water. Magnason writes of the melting glaciers, the rising seas and acidity changes that haven't been seen for 50 million years. These are changes that will affect all life on earth.

Taking a path to climate science through ancient myths about sacred cows, stories of ancestors and relatives and interviews with the Dalai Lama, Magnason allows himself to be both personal and scientific. The result is an absorbing mixture of travel, history, science and philosophy.

Publication date: 06/08/2020

£9.99

ISBN: 9781788165525

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Non-Fiction, World Literature

Translator: Lytton Smith

On Time and Water (Paperback)

Andri Snær Magnason

A unique approach to climate change that recalls W. G. Sebald

Icelandic author and activist Andri Snær Magnason's 'Letter to the Future', an extraordinary and moving eulogy for the lost Okjökull glacier, made global news and was shared by millions. Now he attempts to come to terms with the issues we all face in his new book On Time and Water. Magnason writes of the melting glaciers, the rising seas and acidity changes that haven't been seen for 50 million years. These are changes that will affect all life on earth.

Taking a path to climate science through ancient myths about sacred cows, stories of ancestors and relatives and interviews with the Dalai Lama, Magnason allows himself to be both personal and scientific. The result is an absorbing mixture of travel, history, science and philosophy.

Publication date: 03/06/2021

£9.99

ISBN: 9781788165532

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Non-Fiction, World Literature

Translator: Lytton Smith

Andri Snær Magnason

Andri Snær Magnason

Andri Snær Magnason, master storyteller and environmental activist, is one of Iceland's most celebrated writers. He has won the Icelandic Literary Prize for fiction, children's fiction and non-fiction and his books have been translated into more than thirty languages. @AndriMagnason