The tenderness of wolves (Book, 2011) []
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The tenderness of wolves

The tenderness of wolves

Author: Stef Penney
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
"1867, Canada. As winter tightens its grip on the isolated settlement of Dove River, a woman steels herself for the journey of a lifetime. A man has bee brutally murdered and her seventeen-year-old son has disappeared. The violence has re-opened old wounds and inflamed deep-running tensions in the frontier township -- some want to solve the crime; others seek only to exploit it. To clear her son's name, she has not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stef Penney
ISBN: 9780857388797 0857388797
OCLC Number: 752785270
Notes: Previous edition: 2006.
Awards: Winner of Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2008
Winner of Costa First Novel Award 2006
Winner of Costa Book of the Year 2006
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Stef Penney.


1867, Canada: as winter tightens its grip on the isolated settlement of Dove River, a man is brutally murdered and a 17-year old boy disappears.  Read more...


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'An intensely atmospheric murder mystery ... Penney's immense tale allows one to feel the tundra's perishing chill in the bones, every bit as authentically as the wintry tableaux of Annie Proulx' Read more...

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