H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

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300 pages | first published 2014

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As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T.H. White's tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spir...
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reflective 90%
emotional 75%
sad 46%
informative 44%
hopeful 24%
dark 22%
inspiring 22%
adventurous 20%
challenging 20%
relaxing 5%
tense 5%
funny 4%
mysterious 3%


slow 63%
medium 35%
fast 1%

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