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Gone to earth

Author: Mary Webb
Publisher: London, J. Cape [1958]
Series: Sarn edition of Mary Webb's works.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gone to Earth" is the cry of fox hunters as the fox takes to its den and they lose the chase. Here, Mary Webb tells the story of Hazel Woodus whose understanding of her half tame fox cub contrasts with her misunderstanding of humanity. She is pursued by two very different men, a Gentleman Farmer and the local Minister. Mary Webb’s writing is sometimes compared to that of Thomas Hardy, her descriptions of nature are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Webb, Mary, 1881-1927.
Gone to earth.
London, J. Cape [1958]
(OCoLC)919658267
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Webb
OCLC Number: 10817382
Notes: "First published 1917."
Description: 320 pages 19 cm.
Series Title: Sarn edition of Mary Webb's works.
Responsibility: Mary Webb, with an introduction by John Buchan.

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"Gone to Earth" is the cry of fox hunters as the fox takes to its den and they lose the chase. Here, Mary Webb tells the story of Hazel Woodus whose understanding of her half tame fox cub contrasts with her misunderstanding of humanity. She is pursued by two very different men, a Gentleman Farmer and the local Minister. Mary Webb’s writing is sometimes compared to that of Thomas Hardy, her descriptions of nature are vivid and her view of love and life is touched with tragedy. She wrote this book in 1917 and it is set in the borderlands of rural Shropshire.

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