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Wolf Brother

The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Book 1

by Michelle Paver

Wolf Brother
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  • First Published:
    Feb 2005, 295 pages
    Paperback:
    Feb 2006, 320 pages

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Part riveting nature story, part rite of passage saga. 1st Novel/Children

Comment: Since the age of ten, Michelle Paver dreamed about running with wild wolves in the prehistoric forest; but living in London her options were limited! She grew up and became a lawyer, but eventually realized that wasn't where her heart was and started to write books for adults (including The Shadow Catcher and Fever Hill), then one day she came across her long discarded story notes about a boy and a wolf and all her childhood obsessions came flooding back!

Wolf Brother is the first in a planned six part series set 6,000 years ago in the forests of Northern Europe. It's a fantastic adventure set in a meticulously researched world of hunter-gatherers, which, as Paver comments, is a misleading term that conjures up a picture of someone casually spotting a clump of berries and saying, 'Oh, good, I ...

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