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Some New Nature Books

Nature volume 82, pages 341342 (20 January 1910) | Download Citation

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(1) IN this series of pleasantly written essays Mr. Larken gives an account of some of those features of English (and Scotch) country districts which usually appeal to nature-lovers. The author's habit of passing lightly from one topic to another but distantly connected with it produces a certain dis-jointedness of style and some needless repetitions, but, taken as a whole, his book is quite good to read, and his knack of interesting one in a disputed point and then abruptly leaving it unsettled is well calculated to stimulate personal observation on the part of his readers.

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