The Birds by Daphne du Maurier (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide Bright Summaries Author
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Unlock the more straightforward side of “The Birds” with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of “The Birds” by Daphne du Maurier, which centres on Nat Hocken, a farmhand and ex-soldier whose life is turned upside-down one night when a flock of birds begins attacking his family’s house. Although no one else seems to pay his warnings any heed, it soon becomes clear that this is no imagined threat: the birds’ sudden aggression is not an isolated incident, and attacks begin to occur around the country, with no apparent motivation other than an echo of the turning of the tides. The tension continues to grow throughout the story, as Nat does his best to gather supplies and protect his family, even as his hopes of survival begin to dwindle… “The Birds” is one of Daphne du Maurier’s best-known short stories, and is regarded as a cult classic of the horror genre.Find out everything you need to know about “The Birds” in a fraction of the time!This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you:• A complete plot summary• Character studies• Key themes and symbols• Questions for further reflectionWhy choose in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time.See the very best of literature in a whole new light with!


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