Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Reaktion Books.
1861891946 / 9781861891945
Seller ID 10773X2
Considers crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives in myth, literature and life. It ranges from the raven sent out by Noah to the corvid deities of the Eskimo, to Dao legends, Victorian novels and recent films. It will be of interest to anyone who has ever been intrigued, puzzled, annoyed or charmed by these wonderfully intelligent birds. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Birds, Crows, Magpies, Ravens, Ornithology, Boria Sax, Myth, Animals, London, Literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Mithras, Birds).