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The Death of an Owl

From the author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a witty tale of scandal and subterfuge

The Death of an Owl by Paul Torday
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From the bestselling author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen comes a witty satire. Completed by Piers Torday.

Andrew Landford, MP is driving home one night along a dark country lane when a barn owl flies into his windscreen. It is an accident, nothing more. But Andrew sits on a parliamentary committee concerned with the protection of endangered species, and the death of the owl threatens to destroy his hopes of reaching No. 10.

Also in the car is Andrew's old Oxford friend and political adviser, Charles Fryerne. Will they be able to keep the crime under wraps, or will circumstances conspire against them?

'A pleasure to read' Daily Express
'Skeweringly accurate' Evening Standard
'A compelling blend of morality and satire' Sunday Mirror
'Witty and well-crafted - a delightful gothic fantasy' Guardian

Orion; April 2016
320 pages; ISBN 9780297867524
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Title: The Death of an Owl
Author: Paul Torday; Piers Torday
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