‘Rook With A Book’

Rook With A Book sculpture on Town Quay in Fowey Cornwall

Isla as she is named and ‘Rook With A Book’ as she is known is a sculpture of a giant bird hold a book.

Thrussells created Isla to celebrate the famous writer Daphne Du Maurier who lived in Fowey and was massively inspired by Cornwall. One of Du Maurier most popular books is a short story called ‘The Birds’ this book was famously adapted for film by Alfred Hitchcock.

Isla the ‘Rook With A Book’ holds in one claw a book titled ‘The Birds’ she stands overlooking the Fowey harbour with Du Maurier’s home of Ferryside behind her just down the river at Bodninic.

Read more about ‘Rook With A Book’ sculpture – here

  • Completed 2018
  • Design and made by Thrussells
  • Galvanised Mild Steel
  • Temporary loan exhibit

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