As an act of homage to her father Helen Macdonald decided to train a Goshawk. She became entranced by this beautiful creature. “H is for Hawk” is her record of this task and a beautiful description of these raptors. This book is crammed with wonderful nature writing and even has a biography of the amazing T H White, author of “The Goshawk” and “The Once and Future King”.
“Paying Guests” Sarah Waters Little Brown £20.00 (9780349004365)
A mother and daughter have to take in lodgers after the death of their husband/father a tragic tale follows. Sarah Waters writes a truly captivating story of class, family, love and murder.