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Today is the m'f'in' day.
Calling all otter lovers, nature lovers, or just plain lovers of luxurious prose. Today a bunch of us will begin reading and discussing "Tarka the Otter" by Henry Williamson.

Written in a poetic yet accessible style, "Tarka the Otter" follows the birth, life, and inevitable death of the titular character.

This is the official thread for "Tarka," with helpful links and discussion to follow.
Happy reading, /lit/.

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Beautiful cover. And the whole novel is about the life of an otter? Sounds based.

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otter bump

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Wiki on the book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarka_the_Otter

Wiki on the author:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Williamson

David Attenborough reading most of the novel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYR-_folwaY

A PDF of the book: https://ia902906.us.archive.org/30/items/in.ernet.dli.2015.210843/2015.210843.Tarka-The.pdf

An EPUB of the book: https://b-ok.org/book/5372798/629c62

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>>17319279
Is Tarka male? If so I will look into this book.

>> No.17320729

>>17320656
Tarka is male. Why is that outcome determinative for you, out of curiosity?

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>>17320729
I have vowed to disregard women, regardless of the species.

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>>17321128
NGMI

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Some prose from the novel.

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>>17321720
If you think that's purple, you really must read some bland pap on par with baby food. lmao

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Tarka!

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