Reading Guide to Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens : (Unauthorized)
Welcome to this reading guide to Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, full of fantastic photos of the wildlife Kya comes across. Kevin Mahoney's reviewing practice is to do a very close reading of the text, following in an author's footsteps. He writes down his thoughts and feelings about what is happening in the novel as he goes along, so that there is a record of his first impressions that is not overshadowed by what happens at the end. While this novel has been a huge success in the US, it has yet to have the same massive sales in the rest of the English speaking world, as this novel very much uses North American vernacular, so Kevin translates particular phrases into British English. The natural world features greatly in this fantastic novel, and Kevin provides more details about the flora and fauna in Kya's world in this fully illustrated guide.There has been an overwhelmingly positive reception to Where the Crawdads Sing, and Kevin aims to spark even more debates amongst those who follow Kya's momentous battle for survival.