Murmurations: an anthology of uncanny stories about birds Nicholas Royle

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Murmurations: an anthology of uncanny stories about birds  by  Nicholas Royle

Murmurations: an anthology of uncanny stories about birds by Nicholas Royle
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Freud observed that birds ‘don’t seem to be submitted to the same laws of gravity as us’, although without gravity they would die, as they need it to swallow. Birds are all around us- they could not be more familiar. And yet at the same time they areMoreFreud observed that birds ‘don’t seem to be submitted to the same laws of gravity as us’, although without gravity they would die, as they need it to swallow.

Birds are all around us- they could not be more familiar. And yet at the same time they are alien, unheimlich – uncanny.Award-winning editor Nicholas Royle brings together previously published stories by Daphne du Maurier, Anna Kavan, Russell Hoban and others with brand-new tales by contemporary writers including Bill Broady, Adam Marek, Regi Claire and many more.These tales exude a striking weirdness and a sense of wonderment ...

Exploring the way in which birds inhabit the border between the mundane and the extraordinary, these stories provide a startling glimpse into a world of otherness capable, at times, of eerily mirroring our own.The GuardianFeatured on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.Contributor and editor royalties donated to the RSPB.



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