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'The magic of place'

Maybe it is better when you are travelling to have poetry book in your hand, not a guide book in your hand. A new volume, Highlands and Islands, tries to tie place and poetry together.

Mary Miers, arts and books editor for Country Life magazine, and novelist Jeanette Winterson, reflect on why landscape has proved so alluring for poets.


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