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The Red Hourglass Lives of the Predators

By: Gordon Grice
259 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Pantheon Books
The Red Hourglass
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  • The Red Hourglass ISBN: 9780385318907 Paperback Dec 1999 Usually dispatched within 1 week
  • The Red Hourglass ISBN: 9780140275810 Paperback Jun 1999 Out of Print #97269
  • The Red Hourglass ISBN: 9780713992526 Hardback Oct 1998 Out of Print #81286
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Nature's most fearsome predators are nightmarish creatures: the black widow, recognizable by the blood-red hourglass shape on its underside; the rattlesnake; the tarantula. With an unnerving sense of delight, Gordon Grice shows that the reality of these creatures' behaviour is in fact far worse than anything we might imagine. His remarkable book is a unique combination of scientific description, tall and twisted tales, wildly funny recollections and dark philosophical reflection.

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By: Gordon Grice
259 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Pantheon Books
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