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John Lewis-Stempel talks to Guto Harri

Where Poppies Blow

Winter Weekend 2016, 

The unique story of the British soldiers of the Great War and their relationship with the animals and plants around them. This connection was of profound importance, because it goes a long way to explaining why they fought, and how they found the will to go on. The author of Meadowland (winner of the 2015 Wainwright Prize) and The Running Hare discusses the ability of nature to endure, despite the bullets and blood, and give the men a psychological, spiritual, even religious uplift.

John Lewis-Stempel talks to Guto Harri