This is a collection of over three hundred entries on the subject of game shooting past and present ranging from the bizarre, the quirky, the curious and the intriguing through to the downright odd. Did you know that America's first country sports writer was a drunken English eccentric who stood in front of a mirror and shot himself through the heart. Full of fascinating facts and stimulating information and detail, this book will delight every shooting enthusiast.
Peter Holt is a former Fleet Street gossip columnist who spent much of his career writing a rock music column for the London Evening Standard during the 1980s. These days he manages his family property in Shropshire.