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Naturalist in la Plata

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ISBN-10: 1490428127

ISBN-13: 9781490428123

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Hudson

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The Naturalist in La Plata
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 6/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

William Henry Hudson, born in South America of American parents, was both a naturalist and a novelist. He chose to serve each of two masters and reached distinction under both. His book The Purple Land (1885) is a story of Uruguay, "the land that England lost." A Crystal Age (1906) is a utopia, a picture of a paragon world. Green Mansions (1904), perhaps his best-known work, is an idyllic allegorical romance of South America. His autobiography, Far Away and Long Ago (1918), has a matchless charm. W. H. Hudson's Diary, 1874: Voyages from Buenos Aires to Southampton contains descriptions of great force and beauty. Hudson is a stylist whose books are rich in beautiful lyric prose. In all his…