Hawbuck Grange (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or, the Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq.

Hawbuck Grange (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or, the Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq.

by R. S. Surtees

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Overview

Robert Smith Surtees was a dedicated sportsman who portrayed (and satirized) English fox-hunting society with great verve in his humorous novels. Published in 1847, Hawbuck Grange follows the adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq., an avid sportsman. The novel includes one of Surtees’s most memorable passages: an exhilarating account of a hare hunt.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411451162
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 310
File size: 297 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Robert Smith Surtees (1805–1864) was an English novelist and editor. His humorous pieces first appeared in New Sporting Magazine, which he helped found. These pieces were later published as Jorrocks’ Jaunts and Jollities and were so popular that Surtees published several more Jorricks novels, among other works.

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