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  • Published: 1 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473566668
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96

The Wild Life of the Fox




Britain's finest nature writer explores the myths, history and hidden world of the enigmatic animal that stalks our meadows and our city streets alike.

"I adore the fox for its magnificence; I hate the fox for killing my chickens. To love and loathe the fox is a British condition."

The fox is our apex predator, our most beautiful and clever killer. We have witnessed its wild touch, watched it slink by bins at night and been chilled by its high-pitched scream. And yet we long to stroke the tumbling cubs outside their tunnel homes and watch the vixen stalk the cornfield.

There is something about foxes. They captivate us like no other species.

Exploring a long and sometimes complicated relationship, The Wild Life of the Fox captures our love - and sometimes loathing - of this magnificent creature in vivid detail and lyrical prose.

  • Published: 1 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473566668
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96

About the author

John Lewis-Stempel

John Lewis-Stempel is a writer and farmer. His books include the Sunday Times bestsellers TheRunning Hare and The Wood. He is the only person to have won the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing twice, with Meadowland and Where Poppies Blow. In 2016 he was Magazine Columnist of the Year for his column in Country Life. He lives in Herefordshire with his wife and two children.

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