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The Man Who Loved Birds

By Alex Preston. A man who grew up surrounded by birdsong misses it badly when, as an adult, he lives in the city. He decides to solve the problem by setting off on a journey.

By Alex Preston. A man who grew up surrounded by birds and birdsong misses them badly when, as an adult, he lives and works in the city. He decides to solve the problem by setting off on a journey.

Alex Preston is an author and journalist and teaches creative writing at the University of Kent. His most recent novel, In Love and War, was produced as a Book at Bedtime for BBC Radio 4. His personal anthology of nature writing, As Kingfishers Catch Fire, was published in 2017. Alex lives in Kent with his wife and two children.

Writer: Alex Preston
Reader: Joe Sims
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

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Reader Joe Sims
Writer Alex Preston
Producer Jeremy Osborne

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