The Tenderness of Wolves wins Costa award.

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The Tenderness of Wolves wins Costa award.

Feb 08 2007

The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney has won the Costa Book of the Year Award (formerly the Whitbread Award). Stef beat novelist William Boyd, biographer Brian Thompson, poet John Haynes and children's writer Linda Newbery to take the first-ever Costa Book of the Year award for her debut novel The Tenderness of Wolves - a murder mystery set in the snowy landscapes of Canada, a country she has never visited.

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