Ravenmaster, The: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

Christopher Skaife



‘Packed with insight and anecdote, his story brings the Tower ravens to vivid life, each bird with a personality of its own. I’ve been fortunate enough to tour the Tower and meet the ravens a few times in years past; after reading this book, I cannot wait to go back’ George R. R. Martin

About The Author

Before becoming Yeoman Warder and Ravenmaster at the Tower of London, Christopher Skaife served in the British Army for twenty-four years, during which time he became a Drum Major as part of a specialist machine gun platoon. He has been featured on the BBC, the History Channel, PBS, Buzzfeed, Slate and more. He lives at the Tower with his wife, his daughter and, of course, the ravens. Follow him on Twitter: @ravenmaster1.

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Weight 410 g
Dimensions 222 × 141 × 28 mm



HarperCollins Publishers

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Christopher Skaife