A book to enthral every shooting enthusiast. With a collection of over three hundred entries on the subject of game shooting past and present ranging from the bizarre, the quirky, the curious and the intriguing through to the downright odd!
Full of fascinating facts and stimulating information and detail, this book will delight every shooting enthusiast.
Peter Holt is a former Fleet Street journalist who spent a large part of his career writing a pop column for London's Evening Standard during the 1980s. His previous books include In Clive's Footsteps, The Big Muddy and Stars of India.
Some praise for The Keen Shot's Miscellany:
"Holt's book draws from a bewildering array of sources to assemble seemingly random data for the shooter's entertainment and enlightenment." Shooting Times
"Quirky facts to bring up at the shoot lunch." The Times
"The Miscellany has been enormously successful in recent years, and it was only going to be a matter of time before we saw one for shooting. If you like this sort of book, then you will love this. The book has something in it to interest anyone with even a passing interest in shooting. Buy it for a heart warming laugh after a cold day in the field. " Shooting Gazette
"This book is a splendid collection of short literary gems on the subject of game shooting. Perfect for the shooting man or woman who likes to dip in and out of a book. There are recipes, odd sayings and eccentric tales." Land & Business
"Essential reading. Over 300 entries on the subject of game shooting past and present. Lots of quirky tales, facts and tit-bits. A very impressive title- well researched and entertainingly written." Fieldsports
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Published August 20, 2008
Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Literature & Fiction.