While a necessity in earlier times, hunting today provokes heated discussion between people for and against this most ancient of activities. Regardless, the cadre of hunters only seems to grow. The Hunting Book brings the passion and excitement that fills the heart of the hunter. Unique photos and informative text by author Oliver Dorn, a specialist in hunting-related matters, discuss the historical origins of the hunt and explains its place in today's world. The book introduces well-established top companies (as well as newcomers) to the industry and shares top tips for hunting equipment and accessories: from handmade guns to custom-fitted hunting clothing. You'll also learn about the best hunting grounds around the world and why various VIPs enjoy the sport of hunting. Selected tasty wild game dishes remind us that hunting also serves a culinary purpose. The Hunting Book invites you to experience everything special about the hunt and share the fascination that it still inspires today. In that spirit, we wish you good hunting!
OLIVER DORN is co-publisher and editor-in chief of hunting magazine HALALI as well as CEO of the advertising agency Convergence, which works with customers such as Leica, Steyr Mannlicher and Deutscher Jagdverband (German Hunting Association). After completing studies in journalism, he worked for Vodafone and an international advertising agency for several years. The father of two sons himself is an avid hunter and leaseholder of two hunting estates, from which he, along with his wife Ilka, provides venison to family and friends. In addition to the culinary side of hunting, Oliver Dorn is interested in hunting politics, hunting trips to other European countries and his own cottage garden.