ISBN 9781447218715,World Without End

World Without End


Ken Follett



Pan Macmillan India

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781447218715

ISBN-10 144721871X


Number of Pages 1200 Pages
Language (English)


Of Birds And Birdsong By M. Krishnan, Is A Memorable Anthology Of Writings About The Various Avian Species Of India, Compiled Together By Editors Ashish And Shanthi Chandola. Summary Of The Book Of Birds And Birdsong Contains A Collection Of Avian Stories Which Will Prompt Readers To Grab Their Binoculars And Find A Quiet Spot For Birdwatching. Through Krishnan'S Anthology, Bird Species Such As Pigeons, Crows, Sparrows, And Even The Endangered Indian Bustard Are Brought To Life. Readers Will Have The Opportunity To Learn About More Than A Hundred Unique Species Of Birds That Can Be Found Only In India. Written From A Naturalist'S Viewpoint, Krishnan Has Insightfully Documented Details About Each Avian Species. The Author Has Also Provided A List Of Bird Varieties That Readers Are Most Likely To Encounter. Each Description Is Written Evo Catively, With Literary Allusions, Humour, And Stylistic Flourishes. Honey Suckers, Sunbirds, Cock Birds, And Storks Are Some Of The Avian Beauties Which Will Grab Readers' Interests. Apart From Learning About Individual Bird Species, Krishnan Also Narrates Personal Stories Which Are Attached To Some Of These Birds. For Instance, Readers Will Surely Laugh When They Read About The Stork That Escaped From The Zoo. Krishnan Also Narrates A Story About His Journey Through The Countryside With Only A Grey Shrike As His Partner. Even When Some Birds Make More Than One Appearance In His Stories, Each Story Is Still Unique And Memorable. Krishnan'S Writings Also Reflect His Stance On Issues Such As The Preservation Of Indigenous Species, The Impact Of Deforestation On Various Bird Species, And His Distaste For Urban Park Designs. His Reverence For The Environment Can Also Be Appreciated Through His Writings. Of Birds And Birdsong Is Must-Read For Bird-Lovers, Naturalists, And Environmentalists. The Text Was Published In 2012 By Aleph Book Company. About M. Krishnan Madhaviah Krishnan Was An Author, Wildlife Photographer, And Celebrated Naturalist. Krishnan Has Authored Two Other Books Titled Nature'S Spokesman And Eye Of The Jungle. He Was Born In Tirunelveli In 1912. He Studied At Hindu High School, And Graduated With A Ba From Presidency College. Krishnan Also Made Regular Contributions To A Column Titled 'Country Notebook', Which Appeared In The Sunday Statesman, And Also Wrote For The Hindu. Krishnan Was Also An Avid Photographer. He Was Regarded As India'S Finest Naturalists. In 1969, He Was Awarded The Padma Shri. He Passed Away In February, 1996.