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Tarka the Otter
Author: Henry Williamson

ISBN: 9780141354958
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 22 October 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.3
Tarka turned and swam upstream again . . . he lay in the water, weary after the long chase . . .

Tarka the otter grows up with his mother and sisters, learning how to swim and catch fish, and to fear the sound of the hunter's horn. Soon he must fend for himself and he travels through rivers and woods, and out to sea in his fierce battle for survival. But eventually, chased by a pack of dog hounds, Tarka come fact to face with Deadlock, his most fearsome enemy . . .

About the Author

Henry William Williamson was born in 1895 in Brockley, south-east London. The then semi-rural location provided easy access to the countryside, and he developed a deep love of nature throughout his childhood. He became a prolific author known for his natural and social history novels. He won the Hawthornden Prize for literatrure in 1928 for Tarka the Otter.

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