The Alpine Imagination

The writer Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey through the intellectual landscape of the Alps.

For centuries this European mountain range has provided inspiration for writers, musicians and artists, provoking a unique body of work.

Robert considers the very particular effect the Alps have had on creative artists, and explores their presence in our culture.

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The writer Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey through the intellectual landscape of the Alps.

For centuries this European mountain range has provided inspiration for writers, musicians and artists, provoking a unique body of work.

Robert considers the very particular effect the Alps have had on creative artists, and explores their presence in our culture.