After seventy lambings, one marriage and a big family, Janet White is now in her eighties and continues to farm in the West Country, aided by a quad bike and her devoted Border Collie, Moss.
A hymn to country solitude, lyrical, unpretentious and deeply felt - Colin ThubronThis is a strange and lovely book, and quiet as it is, it makes you gasp at the profoundly lived quality of the life it so modestly describes - Jenny DiskiA book to share or even fight over if necessary - Rosamund Young, author of The Secret Life of CowsAn extraordinary memoir . . . The Sheep Stell is pure joy, one of the most moving books I've read in a long time - Philip Marsden, author of Rising GroundUtterly enchanting; a fascinating story, beautifully written - Penny Junor, author of The Duchess: The Untold StoryJanet White's book should be compulsory reading - John Barrington, author of Red Sky at Night