About this book
Paperback edition of Barkham's delightful book recounting his summer spent searching for all 59 species of British butterfly. Deftly combines memoir, travel writing and natural history to provide a personal guide to butterflies. Beautifully designed, with line drawings, maps, colour illustrations and a striking new jacket. It was shortlisted for the Galaxy New Writer of the Year Award 2010. 'Barkham writes with authority, love, charm, understatement and the dryest of wit.' "The Spectator"
The race to find all 59 species of British butterfly over the course of one summer - a deftly written and hugely engaging blend of natural history and travel.