Is Bigger Better?
The battle over big-bore versus hypervelocity has raged for nearly 200 years. Despite its ponderous title, The Hunting and Spoor of Central African Game is one of the most readable and instructive hunting books ever written. Its author, Denis D. Lyell, was among the last of Africa’s hunter-adventurers who could, and did, hunt for both profit and the sheer pleasure and excitement of it. Unlike the legendary African hunter-writers of a generation or two before, such as Frederick C. Selous and Samu