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That the writings of Richard Jefferies were hugely influential on HW's own development as a writer – and indeed on his life – is well documented. For further information, see the page on Richard Jefferies.


Samuel J. Looker was a lifelong enthusiast of Jefferies and his works, and published a number of collections of Jefferies' essays. His biography of Jefferies, reviewed below in The Spectator, was published posthumously, with Crichton Porteous completing the unfinished book.



LOOKER, Samuel J. and Crichton Porteous: Richard Jefferies: Man of the Fields: A Biography and Letters (John Baker, 1965)





20 August 1965


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