The Birdcage Library

Freya Berry


A mesmerising tale of buried secrets and dark obsession with shades of Daphne du Maurier, The Birdcage Library will hold you in its spell until the final page.

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Fiction > General

ISBN: 9781472276353


Dear Reader, the man I love is trying to kill me…


Emily Blackwood, adventuress and plant hunter, travels north for a curious new commission.

A gentleman has written to request she catalogue his vast collection of taxidermied creatures before sale.

On arrival, Emily finds a ruined castle, its owner haunted by a woman who vanished five decades before.

And when she discovers the ripped pages of a diary, crammed into the walls, she realises dark secrets lie here, waiting to entrap her too…

A delicious page-turning mystery within a mystery’ – Liz Hyder

A twisty treasure hunt of a novel…Utterly beguiling’ – Lizzie Pook

It glistens with a hint of the danger that lurks within’ – Charlotte Philby

Claustrophobic and clever storytelling’ – Jane Shemilt

Deliciously creepy and very clever…keeps you glued until the final twist’ – Woman & Home

Compulsive. A twisty, atmospheric tale of dark secrets and hidden clues’ – Kate Hamer

A remarkable new talent’ – Anthony Horowitz

Richly imagined’ – The Times

A gripping, intelligent thriller’ – Emma Stonex

Compelling, atmospheric…BRILLIANT’ – Marian Keyes

Gripping and moving’ – Harlan Coben

Excellent’ – Harriet Tyce

Sumptuously written. One of the most compelling literary debuts of the year’ – Glamour



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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm