Shooting Types: The Second Barrel (Hardback)
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Shooting Types: The Second Barrel (Hardback)

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Hardback 116 Pages / Published: 22/07/2011
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Some time late in the last century, Giles Catchpole and Bryn Parry began to catalogue the varied characters to be found in the shooting field and the results of their researches have been published monthly in The Shooting Gazette.
Now, they have loaded up another game bag's worth of sharply written and wittily observed Shooting Types and unleashed them onto an expectant readership through The Second Barrel.
Here is an extended line of assorted Guns, good and not so good. Some shoot like gods, quite a lot don't. Some own dogs that retrieve what they have shot and some have dogs who chase what they haven't. There is a supporting cast of spouses, partners and significant others - some being supportive and others less so.
And then there are the keepers, beaters, pickers-up, hosts and hostesses without whom the whole undertaking would be utterly impossible and therefore no fun at all.
If you shoot or go shooting you will recognise many of the characters in this book. You may remember them with a sigh of pleasure or a gasp of horror, or something in between.
Who knows, you might even see aspects of yourself here, or if you can't, the person who gave this book to you probably does.

Publisher: Quiller Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781846891137
Number of pages: 116
Weight: 46 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17 mm


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A brilliant book observing the eccentricities of sportsmen, dogs, beaters, hosts and supporting characters. Shooting Types is a must-have book for anyone interested in the sport. Bryn Parry's witty yet excellent cartoons of characters which will be recognised by everyone really bring this book to life.
In this sequel to Shooting Types, Catchpole once again brilliantly observes the eccentricities of sportsmen, dogs, beaters, hosts and supporting characters, all of which are superbly illustrated by Bryn Parry's perceptive and wickedly humorous cartoons.
This book shows the brilliant observations of the eccentricities of the sportsmen, dogs, beaters and hosts. Every shooting enthusiast will recognise many of the characters in this book, all illustrated with Bryn Parry's perceptive and humorous cartoons.
All sporting life is here, with wickedly accurate cartoons and laugh-out loud text. A book that should grace every sporting gent's loo. * Shooting & Conservation Magazine *

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