The Fox in the Cupboard

The Fox in the Cupboard : A Memoir

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With a couple of weeks' unexpected holiday and no chance of going away, Jane Shilling, journalist, mother of one and resident of Greenwich, decided to pursue a childhood ambition and learn to ride. A teacher - Mrs Rogers - was easy to find. What she hadn't reckoned on was that Mrs Rogers was a Master of Foxhounds. So began Jane Shilling's "odd, late-blooming affair" with foxhunting. This is a book about searching for the place where you belong, about developing a passion for something when you thought it was too late. Jane Shilling uses hunting as a metaphor for self-discovery; but The Fox In The Cupboard is also a journey into the hidden landscapes of the present and the past.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 26mm | 240.41g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141009780
  • 9780141009780
  • 2,217,897

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About Jane Shilling

Jane Shilling is a columnist for The Times and a book reviewer for the Sunday Telegraph, Evening Standard and The Times. She lives in Greenwich with her son and hunts with the Ashford Valley.
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35 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 17% (6)
4 60% (21)
3 20% (7)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)
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