‘Perhaps the difference is this, that he will notice, that he will see things in this way when others don’t, that he will remember an August afternoon when he was ten years old and feel the vertigo you feel walking away unharmed from a car crash.’
Rebecca Giggs watches the slow death of a beached humpback whale.
As a child, Primo Levi discovered the surprising brutality to raising tadpoles.
Witness: Butterflies on a Wheel
Anthony Doerr on the most marvellous thing he's ever seen: the migration of butterflies in Wyoming.
The loss of a cat leads to recollections of other losses in this memoir by Mary Gaitskill.
Hilary Mantel grew up with a dog she called Victor and a brother she called pig.
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‘Sean finds a log to use as a shooting gallery and sends Daniel off in search of targets.’
‘I’m going to die out here he thought, I’m going to die trying to save this beast in front of my boy.’
‘No one knows how to wait like soldiers. There is no time or place that soldiers are not waiting and waiting.’