Grief is the Thing with Feathers

by Max Porter

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Grief is the Thing with Feathers Synopsis

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 and threatens to stay until they no longer need him. As weeks turn to months and the pain of loss gives way to memories, the little unit of three starts to heal.

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ISBN: 9780571323760
Publication date: 17/09/2015
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Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780571323760
Publication date: 17th September 2015
Author: Max Porter
Publisher:
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
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About Max Porter

Max Porter works in publishing. He lives in South London with his wife and children. Grief is the Thing with Feathers is his first book.

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