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What’s your favorite…maybe one not so well known? Could be old or more modern.
 

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Months of the Sun - Nyschens
For the Honour of a Hunter - Seth-smith (maybe the best, most ‘ complete’ Safari book out there)
 

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What’s your favorite…maybe one not so well known? Could be old or more modern.
HORNED DEATH, John Burger. MAHOHBOH, Ron Thomson. WILD BEASTS AND THEIR WAYS, Sir Samuel Baker. HUNTING THE DANGEROUS GAME OF AFRICA, John Kingsley-Heath. MONTHS OF THE SUN, Ian Nyschens. BIG GAME AND BIG GAME RIFLES, John Taylor. FIREFORCE, Chris Cocks. THE WANDERINGS OF AN ELEPHANT HUNTER, W. D. M. Bell. A GAME RANGER'S NOTEBOOK, A. Blaney Percival. SEALOUS SCOUTS, Ron Reid Daly
 

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I am starting my safari reading journey (didn’t grow up with it like many here).

So far, my short list of reads:
- Elephant!, Boddington
- Buffalo!, Boddington
- Horn of the Hunter, Ruark
- African Game Trails, Roosevelt
- Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter, Bell

Boddington is definitely dry, but Buffalo! I found to be very informative and positive in its tone.

Ruark is fun to read, but I consider him an example of what not to do. (i.e., showed up without using his guns beforehand, drank waaaay too much)

Bell has written my favorite story so far, his level of experience rings through and the adventure feels genuine. However, it’s disjointed as it’s a collection of highlights instead of a coherent story…still, though, my favorite thus far.
 

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I just re read one of Kevin Thomas’ books and once again enjoyed it immensely. Easy to find on Amazon. I think I will re read Hemingway again next. Lots of good suggestions!
 

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Here are some good Africa hunting books from my library.
 

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I know that this one isn’t so unknown but it’s still a good one. Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway, the finally short story in the book is really good
 

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Just a few more:
LAND OF THE BLACK BUFFALO, Paul Smiles. BWANA COTTON, Cotton Gordon. A HUNTER'S WANDERINGS IN AFRICA, F. C. Selous. NYATI and NDLOVU, Mag-Set Publications (Pvt) Ltd. BIG GAME HUNTING IN NORTHERN RHODESIA, Owen Letcher. AFRICAN GAME TRAILS, Teddy Roosevelt. INTO THE THORNS, Wayne Michael Grant.
 

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