H is for Hawk Setting

Helen Macdonald
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Brecklands

The book begins in the Brecklands, a forested section of England. The Brecklands encompass a large, partially war torn area. There are a few military bases and homes scattered throughout the area. Helen and her father used to come here to watch birds, and Helen begins the book here looking for Goshawks.

Family Home

Helen’s family lives in Hampshire. She makes a few visits there throughout the book and occasionally flash backs to her family home in Hampshire.

Stowe

Stowe is the university that White teaches at before he tries to become a falconer. It’s usually mentioned in name only since Helen only goes over small sections of White’s book at a time.

Cambridge

Cambridge is the university where Helen teaches. When she’s training Mabel to fly, she uses the fields around Cambridge. Helen’s home is also located around the Cambridge grounds as...

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