A Slow Passion: Snails, My Garden and Me

A Slow Passion: Snails, My Garden and Me

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When BBC Radio 4's Material World programme announced a search for the UK's top amateur scientist, little did anyone expect that the winning experiment would comprise one of our humblest garden pests. Ruth Brooks posed this question: Do snails have a homing instinct? The nation was gripped by the unexpected thesis and by Ruth's online diaries, which catalogued her trials and tribulations as she got to grips with these slimy little gastropods.

A Slow Passion is Ruth's… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

I won’t ruin the surprise, but a summer of watching snails turns out to be a lot more exciting than it sounds. Pottering around the garden can be a profound experience.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (March 14, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 810 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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