Grief Is the Thing With Feathers Setting

Max Porter
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The Flat

The Flat is where the majority of the novella takes place. It is where the Dad lives with his two sons. It is where his wife died after a fall in the home. Crow comes to stay and fights off a demon that keeps coming to the door. It is also where Dad brings home a woman to have sex for the first time after his wife died.

Oxford

Oxford is where Dad goes when he is eighteen to see Ted Hughes give a poetry reading. He asks Hughes a question during the question-and-answer session, but Hughes does not answer the question.

The Beach

The beach is where Dad takes the boys to scatter their mother’s ashes at the close of the novel.

The Publisher's Office

The publisher’s office is where Dad meets with his publisher about writing his book about Ted Hughes.

The Birds of Prey Flying Display

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