The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney

Set in the 1860s, the novel tells the story of a small Canadian town rocked by the brutal murder of a French trapper. When a local woman's adopted son becomes the prime suspect, she embarks on a perilous journey through the wilderness to clear his name. Along the way, she uncovers a complex web of deceit and corruption within her community, while also coming to terms with her own past. The narrative is a gripping blend of mystery, adventure and historical fiction.

The 11335th greatest book of all time


Published
2006
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
145,000
Original Language
English

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