A book for all cloud-lovers. It's very useful and very detailed, but not well written, meaning that it is full of anedoctes, facts, explanations and events and so on but the narration never catches you. Very seldom it gives you the awe, or part of it, that the author clearly would like to make you feel. That's why I gave three stars and not the four it probably deserves. However, the book is very clear and when you reach the end, you love even more the clouds....Continua
ode to gavin. the book is full of passion, it can only be written by true love of clourd. i don't think i can be a die-hard cloudspotter as his fans. i am alazy person, cannot remember terms and make careful observations, but this book taught me so much about cloud, and how many different shapes, forms, descriptions, stories and feelings of cloud....Continua
Who knows how heavy is cloud? Typically more than 80 elephants! What if you fall into cumulonimbus (the sort of cloud formed before downpour), it may take you 40 minutes to reach the ground if your parachute is opened.
A lovely book on cloud appreciation, which is freely available to everyone as long as you raise your head. The author is really passionate on this subject and organised the materials in such a way that strikes a balance between entertaining and knowledge. Lot of beautiful photos and interesting antidotes....Continua