A Romance of the Tropical Forest New edition
By (author) W. H. Hudson
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Green Mansions by W. H. Hudson
Book DescriptionThis classic recounts the compelling tale of Rima, a strange, birdlike girl of the jungle, and Abel, the European explorer who falls in love with her. The richly colored narrative transports readers to the vast forests of Venezuela for an atmosphere that is steeped in mystery and romance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486259932
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-May-1990
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author W. H. Hudson
Afoot in England, Paperback (February 2015)
Afoot in England recounts Hudson's wanderings from village to village across the south of England, from Surrey to Devon and Cornwall, and along the East Anglian coast. It speaks as powerfully today of the simple pleasures of the English countryside as when it was first published in 1909.
Adventures Among Birds, Hardback (June 2012)
The Collins Nature Library is a new series of classic British nature writing - reissues of long-lost seminal works. The titles have been chosen by one of Britain's best known and highly-acclaimed nature writers, Robert Macfarlane, who has also written new introductions that put these classics into a modern context.
Birds in a Village, Hardback (December 2006)» View all books by W. H. Hudson
Includes W H Hudson's 1893 account of the birds found in a village in southeast England and compares the species and populations that occurred then with those that are present today. This title explores the differences in relation to changes in the countryside during the intervening century and through anecdotes gathered from local residents.
US Kirkus Review » Illustrated by Miguel Covarrublas who has been to the very tropical forests which formed the setting of this superb romance, and he has made three panoramas - or more accurately, three sections of one panorama, which - lithographed in full color - make the binding and the end papers. Inside the book are full pages in color and many black and whites. It promises to be one of the sensational gift books of 1936. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - W. H. Hudson
British author, naturalist, and ornithologist William Henry Hudson (1841-1922) is best known for his exotic romances. A native of Argentina, he was well acquainted with the flora and fauna depicted in Green Mansions.
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