Last Man in Paradise describes the author’s experiences as a gamekeeper, wildfowler, driven game ‘Gun’ and in helping run a club shoot. Covering a lifetime’s involvement in shooting and conservation, this book contains a rich variety of personal anecdotes laced with self-deprecatory humour and wry observation.
In an era when the divergence between town and country has never been greater, Last Man in Paradise provides a unique and entertaining view of many aspects of shooting in a rapidly changing world.
|Publication date:||1st January 2015|
|Primary Genre||Biographies & Autobiographies|
Closing date: 26/09/2021
David Garner was born in 1946 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, although his parents soon moved back to their natural environs, Upminster in Essex. Now subsumed into East London, in the 1950s it still displayed numerous aspects of its rural past and provided an idyllic childhood environment. Schooling was a different matter. By no means a natural student , David left school aged fifteen with no academic qualifications, and none since. After a brief spell as an office boy in London, he astounded his employers by leaving to become an assistant gamekeeper on the edge of the New Forest. Here a propensity for ...More About David Garner