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Cris Freddi (born 1955) is a British author.
Total Books: 15
Freddi was born in Reading, England. He was educated at Reading School and then Oxford University, where he was lead singer in the Les Milkins Band. Since then, he has written books on sport, short stories and novels. He has also written articles for the football magazine When Saturday Comes. He is a former winner of BBC Wildlife magazine's nature writing prize.
Chris Freddi's 2005 novel Pelican Blood draws on his experiences in the as a twitcher, fanatical birdwatchers who will travel anywhere to see a new bird for their lists, with each new bird known as a 'tick'. Revolving around the sometimes futile lives of three twitchers, with a "foul-mouthed but lyrical" and cinematographic style, it has been dubbed the Trainspotting of birdwatching. The production company Ecosse Films filmed Pelican Blood in Nottingham and it was released in 2010.
Freddi lives in London with his wife the editor and actress Francine Brody and son Jenner.