Grief is the Thing with Feathers
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Grief is the Thing with Feathers

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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. This extraordinary debut, full of unexpected humour and emotional truth, marks the arrival of a thrilling and significant new talent.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 7mm | 110g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571327230
  • 9780571327232
  • 6,532

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.show more

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Amazing and unforgettable. The Timesshow more

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10,701 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 31% (3,339)
4 39% (4,145)
3 21% (2,289)
2 6% (684)
1 2% (244)
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