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The tenderness of wolves

Author: Stef Penney
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Tracks leaving the dead man's cabin head north towards the forest and the tundra beyond. In the wake of such violence, people are drawn to the township - journalists, Hudson's Bay Company men, trappers, traders - but do they want to solve the crime, or exploit it?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stef Penney
ISBN: 9780857388797 0857388797
OCLC Number: 779236114
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: 466 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Stef Penney.

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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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