A thrilling and gorgeous tale, packed with meteorological wonder.
A wonderful book; reading it is like being introduced to a gang of complex characters by an entertaining and erudite host. It has been a joy getting to know them better and in all their moods.
Nick Hunt's writing is powerful, playful, searching and often strikingly original. As he walks through the world, his journeys always reveal more than they set out to find.
Where the Wild Winds Are blew me away.
There are poignant moments of calm amid the tumult, insights that capture the joy of walking alone.
An exuberant, invigorating blast of a book.
A pleasure from start to finish.
An ingenious idea that [Hunt] carries off with panache and aplomb. An extremely gifted writer . . . his writing here has agreeable echoes of Leigh Fermor's evocative prose.
Where the Wild Winds Are is full to the brim with learning, entertainment, description, scientific fact and conjectural fiction. It is travel writing in excelsis.
An irresistable book that combines travel adventure with cultural history, meteorology and storytelling.
A quest both quixotic and entertainingly escapist.