The Gamekeeper, Hardback Book


The H is for Hawk for lovers of the outdoors and wildlife.

A fascinating memoir of Scotland's first-ever qualified female gamekeeper.Portia Simpson grew up outdoors, always preferring to climb trees than play indoors.

Talented and driven, she became the first female to graduate as a Gamekeeper and Wildlife Manager.

In this wonderful memoir, Portia tells the story of how she first broke into a traditionally conservative, male-dominated profession and the skills, training and dedication that helped to set her apart.

She gives an intimate account of a life filled with stunning landscapes, heart-wrenching lows and magnificent highs, and shares her expert insight into the world of game keeping.Offering a sense of wonder at the mystique and natural beauty of the wild, this is a fascinating and unique look at the life of the huntswoman. `The vividness of Portia Simpson's writing seduces you, evoking her passionate connection with the raw, violent beauty of nature' Libby Purves, Daily Mail


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9781471159244

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