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The Tenderness of Wolves
 
 
Author
Stef Penney.
Publisher Quercus  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 7.75 x 5.05 x 1.2 inches
ISBN 9780857388797
Pages/Publication Date 466/2011
Daedalus Item Code 23112
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(2006 Costa Book of the Year Award) In 1867 Canada, winter is settling in on the tiny Dove River settlement when Mrs. Ross finds the body of her neighbor Laurent Jammett scalped, and her 17-year-old son Francis missing. In the wake of the murder, opportunistic strangers arrive, while a half-Indian trapper helps Mrs. Ross search for her son.

"Long-listed for the Orange Prize and winner of the Costa Award (formerly Britain's Whitbread Award), Tenderness of Wolves, Stef Penney's first novel, has garnered acclaim in Europe and the United States. A screenwriter, Penney casts the harsh Canadian landscape in vivid, cinematic hues while portraying a small society born of isolation, corporate greed, and an unforgiving environment. Although a murder mystery with many plot twists, the novel most successfully reveals complex human desires, motivations, and relationships."Bookmarks Magazine

 
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