The Tenderness of Wolves
Publish date: July 10th 2007
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
"And so while my husband sleeps upstairs we pack–and I prepare to go into the wilderness with a suspected killer. What’s worse, a man I haven’t been properly introduced to. I am too shocked to feel fear, too excited to care about the impropriety of it. I suppose if you have already lost what matters...
Don’t judge a book by its cover. Bet if you look in the Book of Quotations for this saying, you will find the cover of The Tenderness of Wolves as the illustration. Upon being lent this book, nothing about it appealed to me. Not the odd title. Not the somewhat muted, depressing cover with wolves...
A local woman, Mrs. Ross, stumbles upon the crime scene and sees the tracks leading from the dead man's cabin north toward the forest and the tundra beyond. It is Mrs. Ross's knock on the door of the largest house in Caulfield that launches the investigation. Within hours she will regret that knock ...
I had trouble getting into this book, and when I finally did, I kept reading and reading, hoping that something would happen and things would pick up. The murder mystery aspect was intriguing, but it seemed that all the others did was track others through the Canadian winter wilderness. I did thin...
It is oficially one of my favourite books ever. IT was so.. touching, but in a very simple way. In a way that gets to a reader, beacuse it can somehow relate to it. It would of course be hard to relate to the events in this book (as they envolve indians, rifles, murders, remote villages, wolves and ...