“This book is not only important, it is essentially empowering. This is a book which can and must change the world for millions of animals, and now both it and that mission are in your hands. So please read it and make it happen.”
Chris Packham
TV presenter and naturalist

‘Cruelty to animals goes on daily behind the closed doors of factory farms or deep in the forests where wild animals are trapped for their fur. Rich’s book exposes us to the raw truth behind these animal trades. Whilst it’s a deeply personal story, it has the potential to change, not just your own life, but the lives of millions of animals. I urge you to read it!’
Joanna Lumley
Actress, author and activist

‘An incredible and moving exposé of the horror that animals go through to create a product that destroys the environment & keeps people sick and miserable.’
Musician and activist

‘It is beautifully and lucidly written...it avoids gratuitous expression but delivers the truth in a compelling and penetrating narrative. "Not As Nature Intended" is a must read.’
Peter Egan
Actor and animal advocate

‘A 007 of the animal world.’
Rhian Lubin
The Daily Mirror

‘As you read this book, if you have a heart and a soul, you too won't fail to be bowled over by Rich's courage.’ 
Jane Dalton
The Independent

‘All the evidence we need to make our future a plant-based one.’
Christina Rees MP
Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism

‘An eye-opening insight into the horrors endured by animals around the world - and into the minds of those who risk everything to help them.’
Maria Chiorando
Plant Based News

‘Rich Hardy is a hero.  This book will open your eyes to how animals are treated to turn them into food or fur, or get them to entertain us in circuses, and to the risks Hardy had to take to inform the public about this.’
Peter Singer
Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University and author
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