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    • Grief Is the Thing with Feathers

    • A Novel
    • By: Max Porter
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here he is, husband and father, scruffy romantic, a shambolic scholar - a man adrift in the wake of his wife's sudden, accidental death. And there are his two sons who like him struggle in their London apartment to face the unbearable sadness that has engulfed them. The father imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness, while the boys wander, savage and unsupervised. In this moment of violent despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, goad, protector, therapist, and babysitter.

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    • By Amazon Customer on 03-24-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Grief Is the Thing with Feathers

    • By: Max Porter
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Story
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    In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter. This sentimental bird is drawn to the grieving family and threatens to stay until they no longer need him. As weeks turn to months and the pain of loss gives way to memories, the little unit of three starts to heal.

    Regular price: $8.25