The Mythology of Birds or, Are the Starlings Watching Us? with Robert Lock
Venue: Penlee Coach House
What do Mockingbirds,the Quetzal, Flaubert’s Parrot, Jemima Puddle-Duck and starlings have in common? Apart from feathers, that is. Test your avian book knowledge with a quiz and Have I Got News-style odd-one-out round!
Be astounded by just how many metaphors these surviving dinosaurs have supplied us with! Find out the answers to these and many other questions and hear how my novel Murmuration has joined a 5000 year-old tradition of birds in literature and myth.