read_warbler (read_warbler) wrote,
read_warbler
read_warbler

The Conjuror's Bird - Martin Davies

Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting


The Conjuror's Bird by Martin Davies was one of Richard and Judy's book club books from earlier this year. I spotted it in the library recently and nabbed it as it sounded interesting. And it was. A quick, undemanding read it involved two stories - that of 18th. century scientist and naturalist, Joseph Banks, and his mistress, and a modern-day tale of the search for a stuffed, extinct bird. The two tales are of course interlinked and there's even a third one in there lurking somewhere. A good read especially if you happen to have an interest in birds, the history of exploration, or just enjoy a good mystery.

Current read: The Hounds of Morrigan by Pat O'Shea - a young adult fantasy book from the 1980s that I picked up years ago.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment