Sills and dykes are commonplace items frequently seen in the field and rarely given a second glance. The mechanism of intrusion of sills and dykes is a relatively simple concept, readily taught to students, and rarely given a second thought. This book, however, is full of second thoughts, insights and models about the intrusion of magma and the formation of many different types of high-level sub-volcanic or plutonic body. It is a volume that makes you think about old ideas in a completely different light. As an undergraduate I read with interest a book entitled Mechanism of Igneous Intrusion by...

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