W. H. Hudson “rambled” around England for many years; those travels were captured in his delightful narrative Afoot in England. He finally came upon Cornwall, and the visit resulted in the captivating Land’s End, a portrait of the region and the people who live there—and a must-read for anyone passionate about traveling in the United Kingdom.
About the Author
William Henry Hudson (1841–1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. He was born in Argentina of Anglo-American parents. His is best known for his novel Green Mansions, and for his non-fiction naturalist works. His travel narratives about his rambles around England helped foster the back-to-nature movement of the 1920s and 1930s.