Bristow-Bovey’s “lion-haunted landscape”

Green Lion gets a mention in Darrel Bristow-Bovey’s latest evocative column about runaway wildlife:

I was reading the novel with a view of the mountainside and I looked up from the page with a quiet thrill of pleasure. Just the thought of Sekhmet on the loose reanimates the mountain, retrieves it from something domesticated and familiar and restores to the landscape its wildness and strangeness. Her uneasy, unseen nearness haunts the prose, making you follow the lines of writing as though tiptoeing up a narrow track following the faint indent of paw prints, glancing over your shoulder and wiping sweat from your eyes.

I couldn’t ask for a better response …

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