Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Grief is the Thing with Feathers
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Publisher: FABER & FABER
EAN: 9780571327232
ISBN: 0571327230
Categories: Contemporary Fiction | Coping With Death and Bereavement | Wildlife Birds and Birdwatching |

Waterstones Fiction Book of the Month September 2016 One shiny jet-black eye as big as my face, blinking slowly, in a leathery wrinkled socket...And this is what he said: I won’t leave until you don’t need me any more. In the midst of grief he comes. He comes with a crackling of feathers and a smell of decay. He comes like the worst thing you could ever imagine, like something you should never have to imagine, he comes when you need him. He is a reminder, a companion, a harbinger, a scruffy homeless layabout, a friend. He is Crow. In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter. This sentimental bird is drawn to the grieving family becoming the mouthpiece for their sorrow, an echo of what cannot be said. Slowly, as the


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