Far Away and Long Ago


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(4.2 stars; 7 reviews)

William Henry Hudson was an author, naturalist and ornithologist. Hudson was born of U.S. parents living in the Quilmes Partido in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, where he spent his youth studying the local flora and fauna and observing both natural and human dramas on what was then a lawless frontier. 'Far Away and Long Ago' is a classic memoir of a boy, fascinated by nature, on the Pampas in the 19th century. (9 hr 34 min)

Chapters

Earliest memories 27:59 Read by hefyd
My new home 22:25 Read by Jenilee
Death of an old dog 58:53 Read by Steven Rushing
The plantation 32:03 Read by Lizzie Driver
Aspects of the plain 24:16 Read by hefyd
Some bird adventures 24:28 Read by J. M. Smallheer
My first visit to Buenos Aires 23:46 Read by Marian Brown
The tyrant's fall and what followed 44:27 Read by hefyd
Our neighbours at The Poplars 22:08 Read by stepheather
Our nearest English neighbour 18:47 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
A breeder of piebalds 13:30 Read by Christine Blachford
The head of a decayed house 21:09 Read by Marian Brown
A patriarch of the Pampas 11:51 Read by Christine Blachford
The dovecote 19:06 Read by Christine Blachford
Serpent and child 16:54 Read by Gary Gilberd
A serpent mystery 17:24 Read by Gary Gilberd
A boy's animism 21:33 Read by Gary Gilberd
The new schoolmaster 16:42 Read by stepheather
Brothers 21:23 Read by hefyd
Birding in the marshes 15:38 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Wild-fowling adventures 17:09 Read by Christine Blachford
Boyhood's end 27:57 Read by hefyd
A darkened life 19:05 Read by hefyd
Loss and gain 35:40 Read by hefyd

Reviews


(2.5 stars)

Book is good but strong female American accent spoils everything! English readers please! And DO NOT RUSH THE READING!