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Originally published in England in 1910, this story of a shepherd, Caleb Bawcombe, describes life in Wiltshire before the turn of the twentieth century. It is a charming picture of pastoral life, an idyllic and simple time in history. Friends, family, and acquaintances are interwoven in Caleb's story, and the interaction between humanity and nature is highlighted, capturing life at that specific time and place.
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