No pain, no death, is more terrible to a wild creature than its fear of man.
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|Birth:||6th August, 1926|
|Death:||26th December, 1987|
John Alec Baker was born in Chelmsford, Essex, The United Kingdom. He was an English author best known for The Peregrine, which won the Duff Cooper Prize in 1967. Baker's only other book is 1969's The Hill of Summer, a lyrical and somewhat visionary account of summer's progress across the wilder parts of southern England. In 2011, Collins published a new edition of The Peregrine which also included The Hill of Summer and extracts from his diaries.
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