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Published by H.F. & G. Witherby in London .
Written in English


  • Hudson, W. H. -- 1841-1922.

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Edition Notes

SeriesGreat naturalists series
LC ClassificationsQH31 H8 T6
The Physical Object
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20361623M

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  W.H. Hudson is one of the best nature writers that few people I know seem to have heard about. I found the book as compelling as I did years ago/5(56). Hudson had great love for the outdoors and espescially birds. In this book he roams the English countryside, telling the stories of shepards, birds, and everything else he sees. It is an extraordinary book, written from the heart and well-worth reading just for its description of Reviews: Hudson begins his book on the Salisbury Plain and focuses on an uninteresting village in Wiltshire (Winterbourne Bishop) that has no manor house or powerful lord. He writes down the discussions he has with an elderly shepherd, Caleb Bawcoube, along with everyone he could find who remembered the agricultural riots of the ss/5(17). Lavishly illustrated with 60 drawings by Keith Henderson, W.H. Hudson’s most famous novel, Green Mansions is the book that sparked the nature conservation movement. The inspiration for the movie starring Audrey Hepburn, Green Mansions stunningly recreates the untouched forests of South America with amazing s:

William Henry Hudson (), British author, naturalist and ornithologist is best known for Green Mansions (), an exotic South American romance with Rima, the mysterious creature of the forest, half bird, half human. William Henry Hudson was born 4 August, , near Quilnes, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Anglo-American parents. One of the acknowledged masters of natural history writing, W. H. Hudson forms an important link between nineteenth-century Romanticism and the twentieth-century ecological movement. First published in and a bestseller after its reissue a dozen years later, Green Mansions offers its readers a poignant meditation on the loss of wilderness Reviews: Alternative Title: William Henry Hudson W.H. Hudson, in full William Henry Hudson, (born August 4, , near Buenos Aires, Argentina—died Aug , London, England), British author, naturalist, and ornithologist, best known for his exotic romances, especially Green Mansions. In , Hudson published his first important novel, The Purple Land, essentially an improved revision of The History of the House of Lamb. There was some encouraging praise from the critics, but again popular acceptance of his works proved elusive.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. W. H. Hudson (Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), ) Online books about this author are available.. Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), Adventures Among Birds (New York: E. P. Dutton and Co, ), illust. by Thomas Bewick (page images at HathiTrust) Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), Afoot in England (Gutenberg text). W. Hudson (no relation to me) is picturesk in his writing. You can see just what he is talking about. This book and also Green Mansions, are for the romantic at heart. You are taken to South Amer. and live that area of years s: Green Mansions (Illustrated Modern Library) by W. H. Hudson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Green Mansions: a Romance of the Tropical Forest () is an exotic romance by W. H. Hudson () about a traveller to the Guyana jungle of southeastern Venezuela and his encounter with a forest dwelling girl named Rima. Hudson was born in Argentina, son of settlers of U.S. origin/5().