‘Burnett is an engaging guide as month by month he takes us through his intimate voyage of discovery in this small patch where ‘most of the life around us is forever eating or being eaten’.’

Martin Walker in
The Mail on Sunday.

‘Read it in the city and be transformed to a place no less busy but far more enchanting. Read it in the countryside and nod in agreement at what you know, whilst marveling at the things you definitely did not.’

FM in In the Sticks Magazine.

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Sadly The Field by the River is now out of print and is available only for Kindle. To order please go to Amazon.

The Mail on Sunday, 27 July 2008

In the Sticks magazine, Summer 2008