Sharpshooter

Sharpshooter
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Published in co-operation with Shooting Times, this is a collection of the best writing by their most popular columnist Alasdair Mitchell, who is featured each week in his Sharpshooter column.

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‘No one escapes his gimlet eye and barbed wit — the hypocrisy of animal rights activists, the Guardian newspaper, incompetent bureaucrats, eco-tourism, the National Trust, Natural England, the Ramblers Association, the BBC, RSPB, RSPCA and vegans, among others, are all exposed in a balanced, perceptive and invariably humorous manner’. Taken from the Foreword by Sir John Scott Bt. MFH

Published in co-operation with Shooting Times, this is a collection of the best writing by their most popular columnist Alasdair Mitchell, who is featured each week in his Sharpshooter column.

Covering all aspects of the countryside from field sports to conservation, nature and wildlife this book will appeal to everyone with an interest in rural life and to the many thousands of readers who have followed his contributions over the last 20 years.

About the Author

Alasdair Mitchell owns and lives on a remote farm situated on the barbarian side of Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. In addition to sheep, he keeps a small herd of red deer. Married, with two children, he farms and manages land of high conservation value in a manner that is sympathetic to wildlife.

In his earlier years, he was a soldier, stockbroker, PR consultant and company director. He is also a former director of BASC’s Northern Region. In 1997 he wrote his first book, Goose Shooting. He has written regularly for the sporting press since then. His columns for the Shooting Times have provoked debate, amusement, appreciation and outrage in roughly equal measure.

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Sub Heading The very best from Shooting Times's popular and provocative columnist
ISBN 9781846892615
Author Alasdair Mitchell
Binding Casebound
Extent 192 pages, 234x156mm
Illustrations Black & White
Ebook No
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