Review: John Banville on Jonathan Meiburg's “A Most Remarkable Creature”
This wonderful, and, yes, most remarkable book has two main players, one a bird, the other a writer. The bird is the caracara, a species of falcon; the writer is William Henry Hudson, an Anglo-Argentinian born in 1841, known, though not half well enough, for his novel Green Mansions and a captivating memoir of his early life on the pampas, Far Away and …
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