By Melissa Harrison

Autumn is a time of transformation. Crisp, transparent days mark summer’s shut and bring in a brand new season with its wealthy scents and bright palette, leaves flaming purple and gold via day, bonfires and fireworks lighting fixtures up the lengthening nights. there's abundance, as people and animals make shops for the iciness; and there's decay, which provides upward thrust to the subsequent cycle of life.

In prose and poetry from around the British Isles, Autumn captures either the excitement and the depression of this turning aspect within the 12 months. that includes unique writing by means of Horatio Clare, John Lewis-Stempel and Amy Liptrot, vintage extracts from the paintings of Ted Hughes, Helen Macdonald and Nan Shepherd, and a wealth of clean new voices, Autumn is an evocative occasion of the year’s decline – and new beginnings.

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