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By William Giraldi

At the sting of civilization, nature and evil collide in what “stands out as one of many decade’s top books of its style” (Alan Cheuse, Boston Globe).

Written with “force and precision and beauty” (John Wilwol, New York occasions e-book Review) Hold the Dark is a “taut and unforgettable trip into the guts of darkness” (Dennis Lehane). first and foremost of one other pitiless iciness, wolves have taken 3 kids from the distant Alaskan village of Keelut, together with the six-year-old son of Medora and Vernon Slone. Wolf specialist Russell center is termed in to enquire those killings and discovers an unholy fact harbored via Medora ahead of she disappears. whilst her husband returns domestic to find his boy lifeless and his spouse lacking, he starts a maniacal pursuit that cuts a bloody swath around the frozen panorama. With the aid of a neighborhood police detective, middle makes an attempt to discover Medora ahead of her husband does, surroundings in movement a perilous chain of occasions during this “chilling, mysterious, and fully attractive novel” (Tim O’Brien) that marks the coming of a massive American author.

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