Salar The Salmon

Salar The Salmon

StBob072

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Salar The Salmon - Henry Williamson classic of British wildlife

Just a quick, unsolicited book review, this being the second time I've reviewed this book. *

Some will know Henry Williamson as the author of "Tarka the Otter" (which I have not read), and will likely have visited North Devon where the story is set. "Salar" was a follow-up to "Tarka" written a couple of years later in 1935.

For anyone interested in the wildlife of Great Britain, particularly our coasts and waterways, I cannot recommend this highly enough. Of course Williamson was very...
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StBob072

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Sorry, I'm new to this. Does "deleted" mean it has not been approved? Or just pending?
 

Auld-Yin

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Sorry, I'm new to this. Does "deleted" mean it has not been approved? Or just pending?
It is just the way the system works. It produces two copies and automatically deleted one - no idea why but it is how it is. The main review is up.
 

StBob072

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Thanks AY. Just testing the waters. I wasn't sure if "resources" had to be those nominated by the mods.

Anyhoo, I hope to do my first "official" review of the book you kindly sent within the next week or so.


Cheers :D
 

Goatman

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For anyone who has a hankering for another book illustrating life in rural Thirties England, I can very much recommend



The author wrote children's stories under the pseudonym ' BB' . His illustrations are very beautiful, B&W ( lino cut ?) silhouettes.
 

StBob072

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For anyone who has a hankering for another book illustrating life in rural Thirties England, I can very much recommend



The author wrote children's stories under the pseudonym ' BB' . His illustrations are very beautiful, B&W ( lino cut ?) silhouettes.
Yes I know BB from The Little Grey Men, and Down The Bright Stream. Whilst obviously written as fantasy, they served to educate children about nature in a way which was charming whilst being accurate about nature.

I believe "BB" refers to shotgun cartridges!
 

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