The Birdwatcher

To: "Denise Goodfellow" <>, "Peter Madvig" <>, <>
Subject: The Birdwatcher
From: "Greg and Val Clancy" <>
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2013 07:36:19 +1100
Although I admire the writings of Bryce Courtenay, but don't usually read fiction, I was very disappointed when he perpetuated the myth that if you kill a Brown Snake its mate will come after you. I think it was in the book/film 'Jessica' if I am not mistaken.


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-----Original Message----- From: Denise Goodfellow
Sent: Saturday, December 28, 2013 11:49 PM
To: Peter Madvig ; 
Subject: The Birdwatcher

Oh my gosh, it's gone feral!  This sounds like a case of both sloppy writing
and editing.     And it's not as if the expertise is hard to find. Bryce
Courtenay, for example, went to some lengths to seek out such expertise.

Perhaps someone would like to write a review.


On 28/12/13 10:00 PM, "Peter Madvig" <> wrote:

Hi Denise,
In my stocking too!!!
Hachette Australia. ISBN 978-0-7336-3028-6


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