Landscape photographer Iain Brownlie Roy conveys the stark beauty of one of the northern hemisphere's last unsullied wilderness: the fjords of north-east Greenland. Created over a period of 15 years, Roy's photographs emanate from a series of adventurous journeys made to a seldom visited region of the high Arctic.
These barren lands were once the home of an Inuit tribe whose enigmatic traces Roy documents with pictures of deserted winter houses, summer tent rings, graves and stone mosaics. His photographs also depict the remnants of the life of a small band of hunters who travelled these fjords on dog-sledges in the early twentieth century. Roy reveals places seen by very few but of increasing significance to us all. His book is both a history of this remote land and a reflection on our changing relationship with the environment at a time of growing concern about the effects of global warming.