Pelican Blood

Cris Freddi

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Pelican Blood

Pelican Blood Birdwatchers live by lists Rare gull rare warbler one off sandpiper Tick tick tick It s like putting a finger on your pulse and counting But it s also a kind of countdown When you re young and yo

  • Title: Pelican Blood
  • Author: Cris Freddi
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • Birdwatchers live by lists Rare gull, rare warbler, one off sandpiper Tick, tick, tick It s like putting a finger on your pulse and counting But it s also a kind of countdown When you re young, and you already think life is terminally pointless, a hobby can be a dangerous thing You once said you d reach 500 ticks then kill yourself And if you can kill yourself, youBirdwatchers live by lists Rare gull, rare warbler, one off sandpiper Tick, tick, tick It s like putting a finger on your pulse and counting But it s also a kind of countdown When you re young, and you already think life is terminally pointless, a hobby can be a dangerous thing You once said you d reach 500 ticks then kill yourself And if you can kill yourself, you can kill anybody Like somebody who s about to steal a clutch of rare bird s eggs Who d have thought a simple hobby could lead to this But what if there were something else worth living for, in the shape of Stevie Red Bus, with her attitude and needs and fiery read hair Would that be enough to keep somebody alive

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    One thought on “Pelican Blood

    1. Teresa Pegan on said:

      Murder and suicide seem like strange things to mix with obsessive birding, but I really enjoyed this book for its accurate depictions of birding and for the fact that it was a topic I never imagined I'd read about. The end was hard for me to understand - how could Stevie like the narrator enough to do that? As a side note, the movie is awful. For one thing, in the book Stevie, the female main character, is just as much a twitcher as her buddies, but in the movie she's a bizarre suicide enthusias [...]

    2. Scribbling-Wren on said:

      Reads a bit like a chat with a mate. Albeit a mate that's just murdered someone. Had heard lot of bad reviews glad I ignored them.

    3. Craig on said:

      Normally I wouldn't complete reading a book as un-interesting and un-engaging as this, but to fair to it I did want to find out if he would be caught for the murder that he commits in the first chapter. And whilst the relationship with Stevie might have helped this creep up to two stars, I'm afraid the persistent need to bombard the reader with (IMO) unnecessary details of birds and bird-watching just made this a drudge of a book for me. Thankfully I got this book out of a 'lucky bag' which offe [...]

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