- Digital: 576 pages
- Publisher: Quercus; 1 edition (3 November 2016)
- ISBN-10: 1786481189
- ISBN-13: 978-1786481184
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
Under a Pole Star: Richard & Judy Book Club 2017 - the most unforgettable love story of the year Digital – 3 Nov 2016
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A suspenseful epic, offering a leitmotif of constant unease ... impressive - GuardianUnquestionably atmospheric, evocative and ... rewarding - Independent on SundayA tense and delicately written thriller - ObserverA remarkable literary debut ... brilliantly assured, subtly written - ScotsmanPenney's evocation of the frozen lands of northern Canada couldn't ring truer if she'd spent months wandering through the land with nothing but a pack of huskies and a native tracker for company - GuardianWithin the first fifty pages I was completely in love. It is a testimony to the power of good writing that it can present you with a world that you think you know nothing about, but by the end of [the book] you feel you own itThis subtle and superb novel brings the freezing landscape of the Canadian woods to such vivid life that the landscape itself becomes a strong character within the story - CrimesquadAn absorbing and stylish mystery - Glasgow Herald
About the Author
Stef Penney grew up in Edinburgh. She has degrees in Philosophy and Theology and Film and TV, and was selected for the Carlton Television New Writers Scheme and has since written and directed two short films. She is the author of The Tenderness of Wolves and The Invisible Ones.
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17 June 2017
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Brilliant writer- didn't want the book to end. Wonder how much of this story is based on actual events? I guess there might have been a lot of research behind this story. Well done Stef.