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Book Title: The Leaping Hare|
The author of the book: George Ewart Evans
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 37.55 MB
Edition: Faber & Faber
Date of issue: February 17th 2001
ISBN 13: 9780571106301
Read full description of the books The Leaping Hare:A reissue of a rare and remarkable book about every aspect of the life and legend of the wild hare - in nature, poetry, folklore, history and art. Much of it is drawn from the oral testimony of countrymen (including poachers) still living when the book was written.
'Here, from stubble to stewing pot, are all the facts that can be assembled; science, literature, mythology, superstition, semantics, venery, and a rich swathe of countryman's talk . . . This delightful book.' Observer
Read information about the authorGeorge Ewart Evans was born and raised in the mining community of Abercynon, Glamorganshire, Wales. He wrote a series of books examining the disappearing customs and portraying the way of life as it had been in rural Suffolk. "Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay" is probably his best known book. The publication of his books gave him deserved recognition as a pioneering oral historian. He was also an accomplished story writer and wrote short-stories, novels and poems.
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