The Purple Land

July 26, 2010|
The Purple Land by William Hudson
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First published in 1885, "The Purple Land" is a novel by Argentinian naturalist and author William Henry Hudson. It tells the story of a young Englishman called Richard Lamb who elopes with a teenage Argentinian girl to Uruguay. Once there, Lamb sets off to find work, but instead finds himself at the centre of an epic adventure. This exciting and beautifully-written page-turner is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Hudson's wonderful work, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. William Henry Hudson (1841 - 1922) was an Argentinian naturalist, author, and ornithologist. He was one of the founding members of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and is best known for his novel "Green Mansions" (1904). Other notable works include "A Crystal Age" (1887) and "Far Away and Long Ago" (1918), which has since been adapted into a film. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Title:The Purple LandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:270 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.61 inShipping dimensions:270 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.61 inPublished:July 26, 2010Publisher:Read Books DesignLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1445508354

ISBN - 13:9781445508351

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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