Hot Barrels!

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-10-07
  • Publisher: Quiller Pr
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With wide appeal to anyone involved in shooting, this fascinating, fun and informative book covers the reality and myths connected to shooting and the shooting day. Brilliantly illustrated throughout by famed cartoonist Bryn Parry, this book is perfect for all country sports enthusiasts and reveals the superstitions of game Shots, extraordinary experiences in the field and exposes both the fallacies and truths behind many commonly-held beliefs. What is a Hunter's Moon? How to beat the midges. The truth about the McNab and haunted shooting lodges, extraordinary superstitions and much more to amuse, delight and intrigue, all accompanied by Bryn's beautifully crafted cartoons.

Author Biography

Based in France for the last 14 years, J C Jeremy Hobson nowadays lives in Hampshire. A professional freelance writer, author and journalist for almost two decades, he has, nevertheless, written books and articles for far longer. His first published article appeared in 1976, and his first book ten years later. Jeremy's subject matter is generally rural-based and, over the years, he has written of field-sports; farming; smallholding; chicken-keeping; working dogs, and his experience of living in France. This is his fourth book for Quiller; the others including Sporting Lodges (978-1-84689-168-7); and The Imperfect Shot (978-1-84689-208-0).

Bryn Parry is a best selling cartoonist and a co-founder of the Help for Heroes charity. Bryn's wicked sense of humour portrays the vast array of characters that can be found in the shooting field. His brilliant cartoons appear in many sporting magazines and also adorn the walls of many collectors. His previous Quiller titles include 101 Shooting Excuses (978-1-904057-74-1) and Shooting Types The Second Barrel (978-1-84689-113-7).

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