The wily, intelligent Red Fox takes on the Canadian wilderness in this classic novel by Charles G. D. Roberts. He tangles with numerous foes, including bear, goshawk, lynx, skunk and owl. Red Fox (with kits and mate) flees a major fire and has several encounters with hounds and men. In this 1905 novel G. D. Roberts set out to make Red Fox and the animal world around him more understandable to his readers, and to encourage awareness of the cruelty involved in humanity's relationship to wild animals.
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CHARLES G.D. ROBERTS (1860-1943) was a noted Canadian poet and novelist. He attended UNB and was a professor at King's College, Nova Scotia. Among his many novels are Heart of the Ancient Wood and The Forge in the Forest both also reprinted in the "Formac Fiction Treasures" series.
BRIAN BARTLETT has published many books of poetry, including The Watchmaker's Table, The Afterlife of Trees, and Wanting the Day: Selected Poems. He teaches creative writing at St. Mary's University.
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Book Description Puffin, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140308466