Alastair McIntosh is an independent writer, broadcaster, speaker and activist who is involved in a wide range of contemporary issues, from land reform, globalization and nonviolence to psychology, spirituality and ecology.
'A remarkable, highly readable yet scholarly book'-- Jim Corrigan * Faith and Freedom *
'Fascinating, provocative and, occasionally, very funny'-- Joanna Kavenna * Times Literary Supplement *
'One of the most fascinating books I've read for a long while, if maddeningly hard to categorise'-- David Robinson * Scotsman *
'Poacher's Pilgrimage is a book full of generosity, spry in its thinking and detailed in its observations'* Scotland on Sunday *
'The language is almost poetic, reflecting the writer's artistic gifts and his understanding of Celtic and pre-Celtic culture'-- David Thomson * Press & Journal (book of the week) *
'His honesty is humbling ... he never skirts a question. He is on a mission, and having been Scotland's first professor of human ecology, he seems at times prophetic'-- Polly Pullar * Scottish Field *
'If this sounds more serious than a Presbyterian church service, there is great fun to be found in Poacher's Pilgrimage. McIntosh is an entertaining subversive'* The National *