Book Reviews of The Conjurer's Bird

The Conjurer's Bird
The Conjurer's Bird
Author: Martin Davies
ISBN-13: 9780739468579
ISBN-10: 073946857X
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: F. Schumacher & Co.
Book Type: Paperback
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Nifty mystery. Written in a very odd way, but still a really good mystery.
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Davies deftly mixes two stories - the hunt for the only known specimen of the Bird of Ulieta discovered by Captain Cook's voyage and given to naturalist Joseph Banks - and Banks own romance, which is key to the hunt. He creates likable characters, uses symbolism gently without pounding the reader over the head - and keeps the suspense until the final page. An underrated gem.