Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.This beautiful jacketed hardback edition presents the incredible memoir of Henry David Thoreau - a man who left his home town to live a contemplative life in the tranquil wilderness of Walden Pond. During his two years there, he diligently chronicled his observations. Walden blends natural history with philosophy, taking an insightful look at human solitude and our affinity with the natural world. In its rejection of materialism and embracing of self-sufficiency, this book remains a highly regarded work of transcendentalism, environmentalism, and individual enlightenment. Despite being published over 150 years ago, Walden remains pertinent in the modern society. This collector's edition features a dust jacket and new cover design, refreshing this defining work of American liberalism. ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Silhouette Classics are high-quality hardback editions with contemporary cover-designs. Presented with dust jackets and beautiful color end-papers, the titles in this series make wonderful gifts or collectibles for any classic literature lover.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a leading writer, transcendentalist and lifelong abolitionist. He is best known for his memoir Walden in which he advocated for simple, ethical living within natural surroundings. Today countless people point to Thoreau as the father of this century's environmental movement.