The Soil Never Sleeps by Adam Horovitz

  • Article Intro: A book following a poet as he learns more about the land, and the workings of it, then he ever expected to.
  • Topic: Culture History & Art

The Soil Never Sleeps follows four farms, in Yorkshire, Cornwall, Kent and Wales, across four seasons and at two farms in Exmoor over two seasons. It takes an in-depth look at the workings of the farms, weaving the landscape, the animals and the farmers’ voices deep into the poetry. It closes with a section digging into the ethics and politics of farming.

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