‘A delightful Gothic fantasy’


Barn OwlChris Bryant MP has reviewed The Death of a Owl for The Guardian. He writes:
Owls have exercised a particular hold on the British psyche, from the Celts and the Romans through to Winnie-the-Pooh – and Paul and Piers Torday use this to powerful effect in this skittish new novel. It’s an intriguing mix of styles, perhaps because when Paul, the author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen who died in 2013, was too ill to continue the book, his son Piers, a children’s writer, took up the task with panache.

Read the full review here.