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Roderick L. Haig-Brown (1908–1976)

Teoksen A River Never Sleeps tekijä

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Tietoja tekijästä

Roderick Haig-Brown (1908-1976) remains one of North America's most popular and best-loved outdoor writers. Born in England, he settled in Campbell River, BC, in 1931. He was a dedicated conservationist and the author of 25 books, including novels, titles for young readers and essays on sport näytä lisää fishing näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

A River Never Sleeps (1946) 82 kappaletta
Return to the River (1941) 57 kappaletta
The whale people (1962) 44 kappaletta
Fisherman's Winter (1954) 39 kappaletta
Fisherman's Summer (1975) 35 kappaletta
Fisherman's Spring (1951) 34 kappaletta
Measure of the Year (1950) 33 kappaletta
A Primer of Fly-Fishing (1964) 32 kappaletta
Fisherman's Fall (1964) 30 kappaletta
Panther (1946) 27 kappaletta
The Western Angler (1947) 27 kappaletta
Starbuck Valley Winter (1943) 26 kappaletta
Bright Waters, Bright Fish (1980) 25 kappaletta

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This isn't my first reading of [b:A River Never Sleeps|2348849|A River Never Sleeps|Roderick L. Haig-Brown|http://photo.goodreads.com/books/1266750749s/2348849.jpg|2355560], and one of the remarkable aspects of Haig-Brown's writing is how well it stands the test of time.

This book remains a fly fishing classic, and this edition is only improved with the addition of essays by Nick Lyons and Thomas McGuane.

I already reviewed rel="nofollow" target="_top">A River Never Sleeps on my fly fishing site, so I'll steal a passage that feels appropriate:

Haig-Brown’s approach to the sport is entirely genuine; he lacks guile, and avoids the unfortunate tendency of outdoor writers to complicate and exaggerate.

Nor does Haig-Brown burden his readers with a lot of “fly fishing is the meaning of life” hooey that seems almost obligatory today.

Instead, Haig-Brown’s approach to fly fishing is one of unabashed enthusiasm, coupled with a refreshing innocence – as if each day on the water was his first.

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TCWriter | 1 muu arvostelu | Mar 31, 2013 |
Exiting tale from the pre-European era. Told in a realistic and exciting fashion. One of my favourite books.
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CanadaGood | Mar 24, 2009 |
The river talks, breathes, lives, sparkles!
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Cyberpedia | 1 muu arvostelu | Nov 30, 2007 |
Set in a fictional valley North of Campbell River
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Cyberpedia | Dec 1, 2007 |


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