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The wolf border

Sarah Hall

The wolf border

a novel

by Sarah Hall

  • 5 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Wolves,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Women zoologists

  • About the Edition

    For almost a decade, zoologist Rachel Caine has lived a solitary existence far from her estranged family in England, monitoring wolves in a remote section of Idaho as part of a wildlife recovery program. But a surprising phone call takes her back to the peat and wet light of the Lake District where she grew up. The eccentric Earl of Annerdale has a controversial scheme to reintroduce the Grey Wolf to the English countryside, and he wants Rachel to spearhead the project.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSarah Hall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6108.A49 W65 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 pages
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27183170M
    ISBN 100062208470
    ISBN 109780062208477
    LC Control Number2015018731
    OCLC/WorldCa910560689

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The Wolf Border is a breathtaking story about the frontier of the human spirit, from one of the most celebrated young writers working today.

About the Author Sarah Hall was born in in Cumbria, England/5(71). The wolf border. And if this is where it has to begin in England, she thinks, this rich, disqualifying plot, with its private sponsorship and antiquated hierarchy, so be it.

The ends justify the. The themes of Sarah Hall’s fifth novel, “The Wolf Border,” interlock like gears: men and women together, family, the ­animal/human divide, the idea of wilderness.

The Wolf Border: A Novel - Kindle edition by Hall, Sarah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Wolf Border: A Novel/5(). The Wolf Border is a fence built to keep the wolves in, but it is also a symbol of the border that Rachel has built round herself to keep emotion out.

Much of the tale is harsh. To say too much is to spoil the story. The writing is sparse, the story told in the present tense, always through the eyes of Rachel, wolf expert and environmentalist/5(). The Wolf Border was published to positive critical acclaim in Great Britain in March and sold in many European countries as well.

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THE WOLF BORDER tracks Rachel through romantic and familial entanglements, childbirth and a series of dramatic events surrounding the wolf project in Cumbria.

The plotting and characterization are crisp and effective, but perhaps the greatest pleasure is her prose/5(4). “THE WOLF BORDER tracks Rachel through romantic and familial entanglements, childbirth and a series of dramatic events surrounding the wolf project in Cumbria.

The plotting and characterization are crisp and effective, but perhaps the greatest pleasure is her prose.” This is a book overflowing with life and history, propelled by a.

The Wolf Border investigates the fundamental nature of wilderness and wildness, both animal and human. It seeks to understand the most obsessive aspects of humanity: sex, love, and conflict; the desire to The wolf border book answers to the question of our existence; those complex systems that govern the most superior creature on Earth.

'[The Wolf Border] is a book deeply concerned not just with the complexities of the human relationship with the landscape, but with the question of the place of wildness in a world where the boundaries between the real and the artificial, the old and the new, have blurred in strange and often troubling ways.'.

“Border is that rarest of things: a travel book with a conscience that is also a compendium of wonders.”—Los Angeles Review of Books “Rich with a profound sense of the region’s political and cultural history Kassabova devotes herself to intimate vignettes that sparkle with the dark charm of fairy tales and mystical fables.”.

The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall was an interesting read about re-establishing wolves to the north of England. The main character, Rachel Caine, a wildlife biologist, returns to the Lake District after being in Idaho for the last 10 years working on conserving wolves in America/5(19).

LibraryThing Review User Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing. The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall was an interesting read about re-establishing wolves to the north of England.

The main character, Rachel Caine, a wildlife biologist, returns to the Lake District after /5(12). About the Book The Wolf Border. by Sarah Hall. From the award-winning author of THE ELECTRIC MICHELANGELO, one of the most decorated young British writers working today, comes a literary masterpiece: a breathtaking work that beautifully and provocatively surveys the frontiers of the human spirit and our animal drives.

Find books like The Wolf Border from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Wolf Border also liked: The Rector's Daugh. The Wolf Border Book. The Wolf Border. By Hall, Sarah, author.

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Alive and Killing is a good example of a compact crime mystery novel with a fascinating setting- Colorado. The Wolf Border review – Sarah Hall’s wild and sensual novel The reintroduction of the grey wolf into Cumbria serves as a powerful metaphor for. In Sarah Hall’s The Wolf Border, Rachel Caine, a zoologist specializing in wolves, is offered a job back in Northern England by a wealthy Annerdale estate is near the village she grew up in, and her mother’s declining health motivates her to leave the Idaho wolf recovery project she’d been running with a few colleagues for almost a decade.

Exploring the fundamental nature of wilderness and wildness, The Wolf Border illuminates both our animal nature and humanity: sex, love, conflict, and the desire to find answers to the question of our existence—the emotions, desires, and needs that rule our lives.

The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall pp, Faber, Telegraph offer price £ (PLUS £ p&p) (RRP £, ebook £). Call or see 4/5. The Wolf Border is worth four stars because the writing was neat and engaging. Hall uses words sparingly but with maximum impact. At the time when I was reading this book, the UK was both pre and post Brexit and parts of the book were cutting.

“THE WOLF BORDER tracks Rachel through romantic and familial entanglements, childbirth and a series of dramatic events surrounding the wolf project in Cumbria. The plotting and characterization are crisp and effective, but perhaps the greatest pleasure is her prose.” This is a book overflowing with life and history, propelled by a.

Hall (The Beautiful Indifference,etc.) explores the emotional turmoil following a wildlife biologist's return home to Lowther Valley in England's may be a native Cumbrian, but she’s dwelt for a decade near Idaho’s Chief Joseph Peak, monitoring the wolf reintroduction, when she receives word from England that her mother is fading.

‎From the award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo, one of the most decorated young British writers working today, comes a literary masterpiece: a breathtaking work that beautifully and provocatively surveys the frontiers of the human spirit and our animal drives. For almost a dec /5(13).

Get this from a library. The wolf border. [Sarah Hall] -- For almost a decade Rachel Caine has turned her back on home, kept distant by family disputes and her work monitoring wolves on an Idaho reservation.

But now, summoned by the eccentric Earl of. The Wolf Border investigates the fundamental nature of wilderness and wildness, both animal and human.

It seeks to understand the most obsessive aspects of humanity: sex, love, and conflict; the desire to find answers to the question of our existence; those complex systems that govern the most superior creature on :   Early in Sarah Hall's new novel, "The Wolf Border," a zoologist admires the stark and bloody death of a wolf in the wild.

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OR-7's border crossing changed policy in California and inspired thousands of followers worldwide. His 17 pups have moved across Southern Oregon and Northern California, helping wolves populate. Sarah Hall’s fifth novel, The Wolf Border, is set chiefly in Cumbria, the northwest county of England bordering Scotland, on the immense estate of Thomas Pennington, eleventh (fictional) Earl of.

The Wolf Border investigates the fundamental nature of wilderness and wildness, both animal and human.

It seeks to understand the most obsessive aspects of humanity: sex, love, and conflict; the desire to find answers to the question of our existence; those complex systems that govern the most superior creature on earth/5(K).

The Wolf Border investigates the fundamental nature of wilderness and wildness, both animal and human. It seeks to understand the most obsessive aspects of humanity: sex, love, and conflict; the desire to find answers to the question of our existence; those complex systems that govern the most superior creature on earth/5().

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The Wolf Border () About book: She is the author of Haweswater, which won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Novel, a Society of Authors Betty Trask Award and a Lakeland Book of the Year prize.

Inher second novel, The Electric Michelangelo, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Eurasia region) and the Prix Femina.

The Wolf Border, Hall informs us, is the equivalent of the Pale – a part-physical, part-imagined boundary between a capital and the wilderness that lies beyond. The Wolf Border is a literary delight. I absolutely loved losing myself in a story about relationships, familial bonds, and wolves (the grey wolf in particular).

Written without quotations marks, this story may frustrate some who find that distinguishing between dialogue and a character's musings to be rather difficult. I found it to be rather.

I got a copy of The Wolf Border at a hostel book exchange during our Europe trip last year, intrigued by the cover and blurb and the promise of a story set in the wilderness.

I’ve been looking forward to finally read it, and I thought the O.W.L.s Readathon was a great excuse to do so.

The Wolf Border is a hugely exciting account of a woman’s coming of full age and a fascinating philosophical debate on our place as humans in the natural world and where other creatures belong in the society we have created.