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Winner of The Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction in 2011 and the Authors' Foundation Roger Deakin Award in 2011.
A book about how raptors and the landscapes they live in have possessed the author; “My eyes are always quivering for birds of prey. I have always been turned to their presence”.
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That he does not engage with all this “stuff’’ means that his book, though it certainly contains beautiful writing and great promise, is a task only half completed.Read Full Review of Raptor: A Journey Through Birds | See more reviews from Guardian
...Lockhart elegantly depicts these creatures of the sky and, in so doing, celebrates the natural richness of the country over which they fly.Read Full Review of Raptor: A Journey Through Birds | See more reviews from Financial Times