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The fields of Noon – Sheila Burnford Author of the incredible journey


Weight 360 g

Published by Hodder & Stoughton

First Printed 1965

Hard cover with dust jacket intact

1 in stock



The author of the Incredible journey displays a mature wit and delicate style as well as a far from ingenuous attitude towards the non-human world in her fine new book. She writes beautifully and in many modes, of her hobbies, pleasures and inveterate interest; of her dogs and her daughter’s canary, of an old wildcat who winters in the garage but otherwwise refuses her advances, of her success imitating bird calls and of some bizarre consequences: of her total absorption in amateur archeologising…

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Weight 560 g