The Birds

by Daphne Du Maurier Author

“The Birds,” one of Daphne du Maurier’s short stories. The story focuses on the heroic efforts of disabled farmer Nat Hocken to protect his family from the hordes of birds that relentlessly try to invade the family’s cottage. The order of nature has been broken and humanity has lost its dominion over the birds and beasts. Human terror caused by a revolution of birds.

Additional Details

Resource Type
short story
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
9th - 12th
Geographical Setting
Cornwall, England

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