Here are the starling that inspired Mozart with its song, Darwin's tortoise Harriet, and in an extraordinary essay, Jumbo the elephant (and how they tried to electrocute him).
Modelled loosely on a medieval bestiary, these witty , playful, provocative essays traverse history, myth, science and more, introducing a stunning new writer to British readers.
Publication date: 2017-10-30
Number of pages: 256
Subjects: Non-fiction, Education / Language / ESOL, Literature & Literary Studies, Literary Essays, Humanities, History, Social & Cultural History, Lifestyle, Sport And Leisure, Popular Science, Wildlife: General Interest