The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

The story of an odd couple-a British military historian and the Tawny Owl with whom he lived for fifteen years

Martin Windrow was a war historian with little experience with pets when he adopted an owl the size of a corncob. Adorable but with knife-sharp talons, Mumble became Windrow's closest, if at times unpredictable, companion, first in a South London flat and later in the more owl-friendly Sussex countryside. In The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar, Windrow recalls… (more)

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Anyone who thinks the bond between man and dog or cat is the supreme human-house pet attachment will have to reconsider after reading Martin Windrow’s touching account of the bird who changed his life, a possessive and characterful tawny owl named Mumble who was his domestic companion for 15 action-packed years.

Windrow has no simple answer for why in his 30s he decided to acquire a pet for the first time or why that pet was an owl. But he can tell you what the owl meant to him.

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 09, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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