king crow

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king crow:

see drongodrongo
, any of the insect-eating Old World birds of the family Dicruridae. Most species have black plumage with an iridescent purple or green shimmer and long, deeply forked tails.
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King Crow won The Guardian's 'Not the Booker' Prize in 2011.
Fellow author David Peace has chosen King Crow for the book festival and the first three chapters will be in the back of Peace's book, The Damned United, preceded by his own personal recommendation.
King Crow tells the story of 16-year-old Cooper, a boy who, after being excluded from school, seeks comfort in birds.
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In King Crow, Michael draws on his own experience of school and being excluded.
King Crow officially launches in Manchester on January 27, when it goes on general sale.
Michael launches it in Huddersfield's Sleepers Bar on the evening of Tuesday, February 8, where Chaz T and the Ersatz Jazz Sextet will perform a set, including a song inspired by King Crow.