Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

£9.99
Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain
Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

£9.99
ISBN: 9781783963041
Longlisted for the Wainwright Prize 2017As one of the largest predators left in Britain, the fox is captivating: a comfortably familiar figure in our country landscapes; an intriguing flash of bright-eyed wildness in our towns. Yet no other animal attracts such controversy, has provoked more column inches or been so ambiguously woven into our culture over centuries, perceived variously as a beautiful animal, a cunning rogue, a vicious pest and a worthy foe. As well as being the most ubiquitous of wild animals, it is also the least understood.

In Foxes Unearthed Lucy Jones investigates the truth about foxes in a media landscape that often carries complex agendas. Delving into fact, fiction, folklore and her own family history, Lucy travels the length of Britain to find out first-hand why these animals incite such passionate emotions, revealing our rich and complex relationship with one of our most loved - and most vilified - wild animals. This compelling narrative adds much-needed depth to the debate on foxes, asking what our attitudes towards the red fox say about us and, ultimately, about our relationship with the natural world.
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Categories: Animals, Nature Writing
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by Lucy Jones (Author)
Format:Paperback / softback 320 pages
Publisher:Elliott & Thompson Limited
Imprint:Elliott & Thompson Limited
ISBN:9781783963041
Published:19 May 2016
Classifications:United Kingdom, Great Britain, Wildlife: mammals
Readership:General (US: Trade)
Weight:304g
Dimensions:200 x 154 x 21 (mm)
Pub. Country:United Kingdom