This vintage book contains Robert Smith Surtees' 1849 novel, "Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour". Light-hearted and wonderfully written, this volume follows Mr. Sponge, a quirky nineteenth-century hunting enthusiast with odd habits and a unique world view. A humorous and entertaining read, "Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" is highly recommended for those with a love of hunting and country life. Contents include: "Our Hero", "Mr. Benjamin Buckham", "Laverick Wells", "Mr. Thomas Slocdolager, Late Master of the Laverick Wells Hounds", "Mr. Waffles", "Mr. Waffles, The Present Master of the Laverick Wells Hounds", "Laverick Wells", "Our Hero Arrives at Laverick Wells", "Old Tom Towler", et cetera. Robert Smith Surtees (1805-1864) was an English novelist, and sporting writer, and editor. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.
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|Size: ||11.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Hesperides Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473389700 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|