Grief is the Thing with Feathers

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Once upon a time there was a crow, a fairly famous Crow, who wanted nothing more than to care for a pair of motherless children

Title: Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Author: Max Porter

Year: 2016

Summary:In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter. This sentimental bird is drawn to the grieving family and threatens to stay until they no longer need him. As weeks turn to months and the pain of loss gives way to memories, the little unit of three starts to heal.

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