Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'Bewitching... will make you want to throw away your travel pass and move to a remote cottage... Read it to de-stress' -The Lady
'A convincing account of total dedication and self-belief, and there's beauty and joy in Len's strange life... entertaining and thought-provoking' - The Guardian
'Truly original... There's a sense of birdlike lightness and agility about this episodic, elliptical novel' - The Daily Mail
'The author's fluid, seemingly weightless prose is perfectly matched to the birds she describes... This beautiful creation will be a source of great pleasure for birders and readers alike' - Country Life
'A delightful, poignant tale' - Saga Magazine
'A celebration of a life spent immersed in nature' - Town & Country
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I loved this book and read it in two sittings .Len Howard's love of the natural world, especially birds, shines through. Born in 1894 Len became interested in nature through her father. She gave up her career as... More
This was an enjoyable read and really picked up about half way through when Len decides to change her whole lifestyle and circumstances in order to better study birds, their calls, communication, and relationships. An... More
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Bird Cottage is a beautiful celebration of one woman, Len Howard, and her unwavering devotion and passion for wild birds. Len's life (1894-1973) was an extraordinary one made even more exceptional by giving up... More
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