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Today, Darren talks to author Sarah Thomas.

Sarah's book, "The Raven's Nest", is published in paperback on 1 June, having had its hardback release last July.

"The Raven's Nest" describes Sarah's experiences of visiting Iceland as an anthropologist and filmmaker in 2008. An immediate love for this country and for Bjarni, a man she meets there, turns a week-long stay into a half-decade which radically alters Sarah's understanding of herself and of the living world.

She embarks on a relationship not only with Bjarni, but with the light, the language and the old wooden house they make their home. But as her marriage later falls apart, Sarah finds inspiration in the artistry of a raven's nest: a home which persists through breaking and reweaving, over and over.

Sarah tells Darren about writing the book, her enduring love of Iceland, and how the country and its landscapes have become a part of her. Find out more at https://sarahthomas.net/the-ravens-nest/

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31. maí 2023

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