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The Tenderness of Wolves

By Stef Penney

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A panoramic epic, a magnificent piece of storytelling, an unforgettable debut novel

Ten-year anniversary edition of this bestselling book, with exclusive extra content.

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.

One-by-one various searchers set out from Dove River, pursuing the tracks across a desolate landscape home only to wild animals, madmen and fugitives, variously seeking a murderer, a son, two sisters missing for 17 years, a Native American culture, and a fortune in stolen furs before the snows settle and cover the tracks of the past for good.

In this modern classic, Stef Penney deftly weaves adventure, suspense, revelation and humour into a panoramic historical romance, an exhilarating thriller, and keen murder mystery that vividly conjures up the sights and smells of Canada's frontier country.

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  • ISBN: 9781784298647
  • Publication date: 10 Mar 2016
  • Page count: 464
  • Imprint: Quercus