William Henry Hudson

Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest


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"Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest" is a narration of his life story by Abel, a Venezuelan, to a comrade. Once a we…

Far Away and Long Ago


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William Henry Hudson was an author, naturalist and ornithologist. Hudson was born of U.S. parents living in the Quilmes Partido in Buenos Ai…

Lords of the Housetops: Thirteen Cat Tales


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The Lords of the Housetops reveals the cat through the creative lenses of 13 authors. Consequently, this carefully chosen collection of stor…

A Crystal Age


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A Crystal Age is a utopian novel written by W. H. Hudson, first published in 1887. The book has been called a "significant S-F mileston…

A Shepherd's Life; Impressions Of The South Wiltshire Downs


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Hudson wrote this classic work in 1910; it is admiringly mentioned by many other writers. It focuses on the memories of a head shepherd, Ca…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 024


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the rea…

Idle Days in Patagonia


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Hudson traveled to Patagonia to study the birds, but shortly upon arrival accidentally shot himself in the knee, requiring a lengthy period …

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 028


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

The Purple Land


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In W.H. Hudson’s first novel, an Englishman wandering on horseback across the pampas finds adventure and romance in Uruguay. The full title…

Idle Hours In A Library


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“[these essays on Shakespeare, Pepys, Restoration novels, and bohemianism]—the results of many hours of quiet but rather aimless browsing am…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 060


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain independently chosen by the readers. Volume 60 features excerpts from two German philoso…

Birds and Man


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During the later part of his life Hudson lived in southern England, where he was involved very early on with the RSPB (Royal Society for the…