James Rebanks is a farmer based in the Lake District, where his family have lived and worked for over six hundred years. His No.1 bestselling debut, The Shepherd’s Life, won the Lake District Book of the Year, was shortlisted for the Wainwright and Ondaatje prizes, and has been translated into sixteen languages. English Pastoral An Inheritance by James Rebanks was published autumn 2021.
Winner of the prestigious Wainwright Prize 2021 for best nature book and Fortnum & Mason Food Award 2021 for best food book.
‘Gorgeous I can’t recommend it enough’Caitlin Moran
‘A beautifully written story of a family, a home and a changing landscape’Nigel Slater
‘Told with humility and grace, this story of farming over three generations will be our land’s salvation’Isabella Tree