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The Missing Musk : A Casebook of Mysteries from the Natural World by Bob Gilbert

9781529356007

'Utterly fascinating and intriguing'NEIL ANSELL, author of The Last Wilderness'Captivating'LEE SCHOFIELD, author of Wild Fell'A joyful celebration'LEV PARIKIAN, author of Into the Tangled Bank'A perfect mix of whodunnit and wonder'JAMES ALDRED, author of Goshawk SummerTo the Victorians, the musk plant was prized for its intoxicating perfume. Yet in 1913 all the musk plants in the world suddenly stopped smelling.

Unable to resist the lure of the mystery, Bob Gilbert turns detective. From the London Underground to Scotland's Pentland Hills, from uncovering a possible murder to confronting the unsettling silence of the yew tree, The Missing Musk mixes history, nature writing and science to uncover the truth behind six of nature's great enigmas.

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Binding: Paperback,
Pagination: 320 pages

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