Thunderbolt the Falcon

Thunderbolt the Falcon

By: C.K. (Charles Kenneth) Thompson
Published by: Dymock's Book Arcade
Publication Date: 1954
Series: C.K. Thompson Australian Nature Stories


A new book from the pen of CK Thompson is always something to talk about, but in his latest story the author surpasses himself in providing thrills, excitement, interest and humour for his young readers.

The story tells how two boys and an old man train a peregrine falcon as a hunting hawk, and revive the ancient and kingly sport of falconry. On this background plot Mr Thompson weaves a fascinating web of circumstances that links the far-off days when knighthood was in flower in the forests of England, to the Australian bushland of the present day. As usual, a great variety of bush creatures are introduced into this story, and these and the hilarious antics of the schoolboys involved combine to make this book one of the most absorbing and amusing books to appear for a long time.

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