Sascha Morrell

Sascha Morrell reviews 'The Flight of Birds: A novel in twelve stories' by Joshua Lobb

December 2019, no. 417 25 November 2019
Sascha Morrell reviews 'The Flight of Birds: A novel in twelve stories' by Joshua Lobb
Humans cannot imagine avian perspectives, Joshua Lobb admits, but his stories explore what we might learn from the attempt. Some of Lobb’s strategies are familiar from much recent fiction with ecological themes, such as the use of an educated, intellectually curious narrator-protagonist whose wide reading provides a convenient means of introducing diverse facts and anecdotes about birds into lyr ... (read more)