Search by title, author or ISBN

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology by Ellen Datlow, ISBN: 9781681773216
Add an alert Add to a list

Add a alert

Enter prices below and click 'Add'. You will receive an alert when the book is available for less than the new or used price you specify.

Alert if:
Close

Add this book to a list

You can add this book to any one of your lists. Just select the list below, and click 'Add'.

Close
ISBN: 9781681773216
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Published: February 2017
Format: Hardcover

Please describe the issue

If you have noticed an incorrect price, image or just something you'd like to tell us, enter it below. Please include your email address if you'd like a reply.

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology

There's definitely a dark side to the avian. Birds of prey sometimes kill other birds (the shrike), destroy other birds' eggs (blue jays), and even have been known to kill small animals (the kea sometimes eats live lambs). And who isn't disgusted by birds that eat the dead--vultures awaiting their next meal as the life blood flows from the dying. One of our greatest fears is of being eaten by vultures before we're quite dead Is it any wonder that with so many interpretations of the avian, that the contributors herein are eager to be transformed or influenced by them? Included inBlack Feathers are those obsessed by birds of one type or another. Do they want to become birds or just take on some of the "power" of birds? The presence or absence of birds portends the future. A grieving widow takes comfort in her majestic winged neighbors, who enable her to cope with a predatory relative. An isolated society of women relies on a bird to tell their fortunes. A silent young girl and her pet bird might be the only hope a detective has of tracking down a serial killer in a tourist town. A chatty parrot makes illegal deals with the dying. A troubled man lives in isolation with only one friend for company--a jackdaw. In each of these fictions, you will encounter the dark resonance between the human and avian. You see in yourself the savagery of a predator, the shrewd stalking of a hunter, and you are lured by birds that speak human language, that make beautiful music, that cypher numbers, and seem to have a moral center. You wade into this feathered nightmare, and brave the horror of death, trading your safety and sanity for that which we all seek--the promise of flight.

NEW ITEMS
Prices in $AUD ( Prices updated . )
Retailer Price Delivery Availability Total
BOOKO IS FINDING THE BEST PRICES FOR YOU.
WON'T BE A JIFFY...
USED ITEMS
Prices in $AUD
Retailer Price Delivery Availability Total
BOOKO IS FINDING THE BEST PRICES FOR YOU.
WON'T BE A JIFFY...

Historical Prices

Loading...
This graph is for informational purposes only. Occasionally pricing data is captured incorrectly, through bugs in Booko or the stores supplying data, which may distort the graph, providing undue hope that even lower prices sometimes appear.

Recently Updated

Simply DanishSilver Jewellery - 20th Century. The New Schwan...
Christian Kerez: El Croquis 145
Bella Dancerella: Three Through the Mirror
Last Days of the Incas
Ansett: the Story of the Rise and Fall of Ansett
Art of the Andes
God Really Is Great! Religions Poisoned Everything
Golden Kingdoms - Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas
Reclaim Your Heart
Victoria Police Corruption
Hayao Miyazaki & Studio Ghibli Deluxe 17 Best Movie Collection (6 Discs) All with English Language Tracks
The Walking Dead Book 15