From Edward Lear's "The Owl and the Pussycat" to David Lynch's Twin Peaks , owls have been woven into the fabric of popular culture. At times they are depicted as dignified, wise old scholars and at other times as foreboding voyeurs who see all and interrogate with an accusatory, "Who? Who?" In Owl best-selling author Desmond Morris explores the natural and cultural history of these predators of the night who embody both good and evil in turn. In this fascinating book, Morris describes the evolution, the many species, ...

Owl 2009, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781861895257

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