Richard Jefferies

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Jefferies, Richard

(jĕf`rēz), 1848–87, English author. A naturalist, he wrote several books about the English countryside. He first achieved recognition with the sketches The Gamekeeper at Home (1878). His novels include Wood Magic (1881) and Bevis (1882).


See his autobiography, Story of My Heart (1883).

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The book was by Dorset-based Victorian writer Richard Jeffries and contained a passage on the hard life of itinerant rural workers.
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