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The tenderness of wolves

Author: Stef Penney
Publisher: London [England] : Quercus, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The year is 1867, winter has just tightened its grip on Dove River, an isolated settlement in Canada's Northern Territory, when a man is brutally murdered. A local woman, Mrs. Ross, stumbles upon the crime scene and sees tracks leading from the dead man's cabin north toward the forest and the tundra beyond. But soon she makes another discovery: her son has disappeared and is now considered a prime suspect. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Suspense fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stef Penney
ISBN: 9781905204816 1905204817 9781847240675 1847240674 9781905204823 1905204825
OCLC Number: 986628320
Awards: Winner of Costa First Novel Award 2007
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Waterstones Newcomer of the Year Award 2008
Short-listed for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2008
Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007
Short-listed for CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award 2007
Description: 466 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stef Penney.

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As winter tightens its grip on the isolated settlement of Dove River, a man is brutally murdered and a 17-year old boy disappears. This book weaves adventure, suspense, revelation and humour into a  Read more...

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'This subtle and superb novel brings the freezing landscape of the Canadian woods to such vivid life that the landscape itself becomes a strong character within the story. Once you have dived into Read more...

 
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