Richard Mabey is the author of numerous books on Britain's ecology, including the best-selling Flora Britannica and the Whitbread Prize-winning Gilbert White (Virginia).
"Written in the radiant, tingle-making prose that has earned Mabey literary prizes and a multitude of fans.... Both a wake-up call and an example of how a love for nature can electrify and heal the imagination. --Daily Mail Nature Cure moves between the nervous breakdown of an individual and the madness of the modern world with a prescience akin to that of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land. --Guardian PRAISE FROM THE U.K.Mabey's most personal book and his best.... If in the future we are to secure the survival of the natural world we need more than ever Richard Mabey's passionate and excited exploration of why it is worth saving not only for its own sake but also for ours. --Times Literary Supplement .