Green Mansions, novel by W.H. Hudson, published in 1904. An exotic romance set in the jungles of South America, the story is narrated by a man named Abel who as a young man had lived among the aboriginal people. He tells of Rima, a strange birdlike woman with whom he falls in love. A creature of the forest, Rima is eventually destroyed by the superstitious Aboriginals.
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The curious call of an unseen bird lures a young European explorer deeper and deeper into the jungle, where he encounters the source of the siren song—a lovely, half-wild girl with mysterious powers. Thus begins the romance between Abel, a revolutionary hiding among an Indian tribe in the Venezuelan rainforest, and Rima, who speaks the languages of birds and longs to return to the land of her birth to be reunited with others of her kind.
Written by a British naturalist with a deep love and knowledge of wilderness areas, the richly colored tale transports readers to the lush atmosphere of the Amazonian outback. Originally published in 1904, this haunting classic offers a narrative of lyric beauty as well as a fascinating link between nineteenth-century Romanticism and modern environmentalism.
Dover (2014) republication of the edition published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1904.
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Book Description Bantam Books, 1982. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0553028464