Coda: Speaking, Reading, Writing

  • Marcel Beyer
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature book series (PSAAL)


If it alights on the doorstep I hear a gentle clack! when its claws touch the metal. An accidental sound, which nevertheless serves to establish contact, and which over the years has become a sort of signal: I look up from my computer screen and see the tit looking at me. That is all it needs to do in order to address me.

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  • Marcel Beyer
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  1. 1.DresdenGermany

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