The Story of a Pigeon is an adventure tale that indirectly urges the reader to confront the destruction of war, the sources of human and animal suffering, and the dangers of commercialism. The book is about a young boy in India who trains pigeons around the time of World War I. Hidden categories: This novel, written in for children, by a man born in Calcutta, is intense, to say the least. Other editions. Topics for Discussion.
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To view it, click here. Perhaps it had connections with so many WWI soliders suffering from shell shock. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase.
Gay-Neck performs masterfully as a carrier pigeon saving lives during the war, but ultimately both Ghond and Gay-Neck are invalided out and sent home.