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Slow birds and other stories

by Watson, Ian

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Published by V. Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction, English.,
  • Science fiction, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ian Watson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6073.A863 S5 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2308499M
    ISBN 100575036753
    LC Control Number86185543

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Slow Birds and Other Stories book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. They were called slow birds because they flew through t /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Slow birds --The width of the world --White socks --Ghost lecturer --Mistress of cold --In the mirror of the earth --Cruising --Universe on the turn --The flesh of her hair --The mystic marriage of Salome --The Bloomsday sibility: by Ian Watson.

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GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A rather feeble collection of 11 tales,with a couple of striking: stories, the remainder comprising eccentric fantasies.

The Birds and Other Stories book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is my second book of short stories by Daphne du Maurier. As with the first one, I was delighted with the originality and diverse range of unusual stories.

as the slow sea sucked at the shore and then withdrew, leaving the strip of 4/5. SLOW BIRDS AND OTHER STORIES by IAN WATSON. Gollancz, 1st edition. Hardcover in jacket. SIGNED by author on title page.

11 stories by one Seller Rating: % positive. Reading ‘A Time of Birds’, I couldn’t avoid strong associations with two other books, both among my favourite works of travel writing: Patrick Leigh Fermor’s all-time slow travel classic ‘A Time of Gifts’ (echoed in Moat’s own title) and ‘Walking the Woods and the Water’ by Nick Hunt, a much more modern travelogue retracing Author: Vitali Vitaliev.

Samanta Schweblin haunts and mesmerizes in this extraordinary collection featuring women on the edge, men turned upside down, the natural world at odds with reality. We think life is one way, but often it’s not our expectations for how people act, love and fear can all be upended.

Each character in MOUTHFUL OF BIRDS must contend with the unexpected, whether a family coming. Read "Slow Birds And Other Stories" by Ian Watson available from Rakuten Kobo. Where do the metal death gliders come from. To the glass-sailors of the five villages the slow birds that inched over th Brand: Orion Publishing Group.

Alfred Hitchcock was well into his career when he made The Birds inwhich was released after most of his more famous works were already in the can.

The short story upon which the film was based was originally published in a collection by British writer Daphne du Maurier called The Apple Tree but is now usually published under the title The Birds and Other Stories.

Both director and Author: Sara Century. The Very Slow Time Machine. London: Gollancz, ISBN ; Sunstroke and Other Stories. London: Gollancz, ISBN ; Slow Birds and Other Stories. London: Gollancz, ISBN ; The Book of Ian Watson. Willimantic: Mark V. Zeising, ISBN ; Evil Water and Other Stories.

London: Gollancz Born: 20 April (age 76), United Kingdom. How Birds Rescued Me From the Birders, and Other Stories. 05/05/ Ishika Ramakrishna. Read Next. Etalin Project: WII Skips Multi-Season Study, Cheats Its Way to Compile Plan I dipped into my father’s old Book of Indian Birds to find that this fine creature was a coppersmith barbet.

I copied down the adjoining paragraph of Salim Ali. The Birds and Other Stories Background. but ends up following her to a cemetery instead. This is one of the more gothic novel-esque stories in the book.

The darker tone that has been introduced is continued with the final story in the book, "The Old Man", in which a neighbor tells of a father who kills one of his children.

Study Guide. To the glass-sailors of the five villages the slow birds that inched over the Earth at shoulder height, appearing and vanishing, were a mystery – until young Daniel climbed aboard one of the scarred Missiles and vowed to find out where it went.

A classic of alienation and horror, The Birds was immortalised by Hitchcock in his celebrated film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man's dominance over the natural world.

The mountain paradise of 'Monte Veritv?' promises immortality, but at a terrible price; a neglected wife haunts her husband in the form of an apple tree; a professional. The The Birds and Other Stories Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Daphne Du Maurier.

Title: Slow Birds Title Record # Author: Ian Watson Date: Type: SHORTFICTION Length: novelette Language: English User Rating: (4.

The Birds and Other Stories is a collection of stories by the British author Daphne du was originally published by Gollancz in the UK in as The Apple Tree: A Short Novel and Several Long Stories, and was re-issued by Penguin in under the current title.

In the US, an expanded version was published in under the title Kiss Me Again, Stranger: A Collection of Eight Author: Daphne Du Maurier. Gav and Dan go to a bird sanctuary to film birds big and small in lovely 4K slow motion.The Birds And Other Stories () About book: "The Birds" provided the basic idea for Hitchcock's film of the same name.

The story here focuses exclusively on the struggle of one family against a supernatural avian attack.4/5(5).