The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London / Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London
Book | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 2018 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
viii, 241 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note
Maps on end caps.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Silhouette -- Ravenmaster -- The rules -- Roll call -- Bird life -- Tower Green -- Biscuits and blood -- The menagerie -- Black birds -- The raven spreads his wings -- The great escape -- Resistance to interrogation -- Citizens of the world -- Double hatting -- The story -- Application -- Speaking in Ravenish -- Bird brains -- Ravenology -- The legend of the ravens at the Tower -- Blood swept lands and seas of red -- My mistress' eyes are raven black -- Birds and books -- Death and the raven -- The ghosts of my life -- And so to bed -- Great traditions -- Sentinels of the White Tor -- Rising above.
Summary
"A narrative by the Tower of London's official Ravenmaster about what it's like to live among the ravens at England's most famous national monument, woven together with insight from folklore, history, and contemporary behavioral science about this unusual bird"-- Provided by publisher.
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9780374113346 hardcover $26.00
0374113343 hardcover $26.00
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