The Longest Story

The Longest Story
Author : Richard Girling
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Total Pages : 336
Release : 2021-07-01
ISBN 10 : 9780861540570
ISBN 13 : 0861540573
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Longest Story Book Description:

‘An extraordinary book’ Nicholas Evans, author of The Horse Whisperer ‘Essential reading’ Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming and author of Farmageddon The history of humanity’s relationship with other species is baffling. Without animals there would be no us. We are all fellow travellers on the same evolutionary journey. By charting the love–hate story of people and animals, from their first acquaintance in deep prehistory to the present and beyond, Richard Girling reveals how and where our attitudes towards animals began – and how they have persisted, been warped and become magnified ever since. In dazzling prose, The Longest Story tells of the cumulative influence of theologians, writers, artists, warriors, philosophers, farmers, activists and scientists across the centuries, now locking us into debates on farming, extinction, animal rights, pets, experiments and religion.

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