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Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887) was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire. He joined the ‘Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Standard’ in 1868 and also started to write articles and pamphlets on various agricultural issues and local history topics. He is best known for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. This classic of English nature writing gives an idea of the life of a gamekeeper in southern England in the second half of the nineteenth century. (Summary by AJM)

Gamekeeper at Home, The by JEFFERIES, Richard LibriVox

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Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887) was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire. He joined the ‘Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Standard’ in 1868 and also started to write articles and pamphlets on various agricultural issues and local history topics. He is best known for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. This classic of English nature writing gives an idea of the life of a gamekeeper in southern England in the second half of the nineteenth century. (Summary by AJM)

    Ch 1. The Man Himself - His House and Tools

    Ch 1. The Man Himself - His House and Tools

    • 28 min
    Ch 2. His Family and Caste

    Ch 2. His Family and Caste

    • 32 min
    Ch 3. In the Fields

    Ch 3. In the Fields

    • 31 min
    Ch 4. His Dominions - The Woods, Meadows and Water

    Ch 4. His Dominions - The Woods, Meadows and Water

    • 26 min
    Ch 5. Some of his Subjects: Dogs, Rabbits 'Mice and Such Small Deer'

    Ch 5. Some of his Subjects: Dogs, Rabbits 'Mice and Such Small Deer'

    • 35 min
    Ch 6. His Enemies: Birds and Beasts of Prey, Trespassers

    Ch 6. His Enemies: Birds and Beasts of Prey, Trespassers

    • 34 min

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