The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall

The Wolf Border

Sarah Hall

fiction contemporary nature challenging emotional mysterious medium-paced

432 pages | first published 2015


The award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo returns with her first novel in nearly six years, a literary masterpiece about the reintroduction of wild wolves into the United Kingdom.She hears them howling along the buffer zone, a long har...
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reflective 62%
adventurous 50%
informative 50%
emotional 37%
hopeful 25%
mysterious 25%
sad 25%
funny 12%
relaxing 12%


slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | Yes: 42%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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