Afoot in England

September 24, 2015|
Afoot in England by W H Hudson


Afoot in England, first published in 1909, recounts the author's wanderings from village to village across the south of England, from Surrey to Devon and Cornwall, and along the East Anglian coast.His work speaks powerfully of the simple pleasures of the English countryside.Despite many years living in poverty in London, when his country rambles were an escape from a life that then held few other pleasures, Hudson eventually achieved fame with his books about the English countryside, which in turn helped to foster the back-to-nature movement of the 1920s and 1930s.This edition is introduced by Robert Macfarlane, Fellow of Emmanuel College Cambridge, and a contemporary explorer of Britain's wild places. He is the author of Mountains of the Mind and The Wild Places.
William Henry Hudson was born in Argentina, the son of American settlers from New England. He spent his youth studying the local flora and fauna, and, as a young man, travelled widely on horseback, visiting Brazil, Uruguay, and Patagonia.In 1869, at the age of 28, he settled in England, and began a new life as a wanderer and field natu...
Title:Afoot in EnglandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:200 pages, 7.8 X 5.26 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:200 pages, 7.8 X 5.26 X 0.6 inPublished:September 24, 2015Publisher:John Beaufoy PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909612561

ISBN - 13:9781909612563

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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