Reviews by Greg Gilbert

The Gold Hunters

by James Oliver Curwood

It is so good to see the works of such a great wilderness author in this format. Most of Curwood's works are found in old book stores, on back shelves, even though he was hugely popular in his time. His novels take you back into the wilderness in a lost way through the eys of both the hunter and the hunted. It is great refreshing reading very suitable for those bedtime stories without the mishmash of political correctness and imputed morality. Love them! I only wish that his very best historical novel, "The Plains of Abraham" was on your reader list. Of all his novels made into movies this should be the prime, though it is much unknown & unheralded. Greg Gilbert

Reviewed on 2006.03.23

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