The Wolf Road – Richard Lambert
‘Compelling debut. Introduces a significant new voice–has something of the shock effect of Piers Torday’s There May Be a Castle and the raw force of Patrick Ness’s A Monster Calls.’ SUNDAY TIMES CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE WEEK.’ An astonishing exploration of grief and love and wildness.’ Hilary McKay. A tale of loss that is also a gripping thriller, a realistic study of grief that skirts the margins of fantasy, it walks wolf-like between worlds and genres.
Richard Lambert writes with a poet’s eye; he has created something magical here. The storytelling is as bold, sinewy and uncompromising as the beast that shadows Lucas in the mountains above his home. This is a wonderful read and the advent of an exciting new voice in children’s fiction.
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