Darwin's Wink: A Novel of Nature and Love
"A love story, a war story, an ecological adventure, a biological poem, and a treatise on the fragility of life--Darwin's Wink has it all. The writing is so incantory that it almost floats off the page. In Fran, Alison Anderson has created a strong, flawed, and utterly believable heroine.... Like the elusive, bejeweled mourning bird it celebrates, this book will waken its
readers to unexpected wonders. A beautiful book. I loved it."
- Molly Giles, author of Iron Shoes
The author of the critically acclaimed Amelia Earhart novel Hidden Latitudes offers a beautifully crafted story about two naturalists, both damaged by ghosts from the past, who find love as they work to save a rare bird species off the coast of Mauritius--and fend off a powerful townsman who is threatened by their presence.
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Darwin's wink: a novel of nature and loveUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Naturalists Fran and Christian strive to save a bird species from extinction on an island near Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Reticent about their personal losses, each keeps the relationship ... Read full review
Review: Darwin's Wink: A Novel of Nature and LoveUser Review - Charles Samuels - Goodreads
I was a bit surprised at how poorly the character, Fran, (an ornithologist and conservationist) seemed to understand Darwinian theory. Then again, the book smacks of Harlequin romance novel meets ... Read full review