Celebrating Indie Publishing: @eandtbooks @alisonmenziespr #Fridayreads


Check out the book, A Sweet, Wild Note, by Richard Smyth, as featured on The Quiet Knitter blog.

The Quiet Knitter

Hello and happy Friday!  And seeing as it’s Friday, that means its time to share another post to celebrate Indie Publishing, this time it’s Elliott & Thompson in the spotlight!   Today I am honoured to share the fantastic “Sweet, Wild Note: What We Hear When the Birds Sing” by Richard Smyth.


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61ns-raxyll-_sx311_bo1204203200_Birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions, our landscape; it is the soundtrack to our world. We have tried to capture this fleeting, ephemeral beauty, and the feelings it inspires, for millennia.

In this fascinating account, Richard Smyth asks what it is about birdsong that we so love. Exploring the myriad ways in which it has influenced literature, music, science and our very ideas of what it means to be British, Smyth’s nuanced investigation shows that what we hear says as much about us, our dreams and desires, as it does about the birds and their…

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