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H is for HawkHelen's dad dies and so she gets a goshawk to train. She is an experienced falconer but this is her first goshawk, and they are, of course, notoriously tricky birds to train. We hear a lot about the life of TH White too, author of The Sword in the Stone and The Once and Future King, who was also a keen if inept falconer.
by Helen Macdonald
Score: 8
Published: 2014
Read: May 10th 2015

Comments


John said

A memoir about grief and determination to succeed, and being a bit different, and lots of useful tips on training a hawk. I mostly read this at the GBS support society biennial conference in Rotorua.

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