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Nature volume 145, pages 135136 (27 January 1940) | Download Citation



THE pictures take the stage in this attractive book, and the text makes an appropriate background. The writing is simple and direct, and whether the author takes us after geese in the mud-flats of the East Anglian coast, on the plains of Hortobagy, on the Black Sea or in Persia, or merely describes the return of Annabel or Barnacle Bill, or the punting risks encountered at the railway bridge, he manages always to convey a sense of adventure and a feeling of enthusiasm in his exploits.

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