Book Review: History of Wolves

History of Wolves isn’t a typical thriller any more than it’s a typical coming-of-age novel; Fridlund does a remarkable job transcending genres without sacrificing the suspense that builds steadily in the book. She’s particularly effective using descriptions of nature to provide eerie foreshadowing: “You know how summer goes. You yearn for it and yearn for it, but there’s always something wrong. ... The afternoons are so fat and long. You want to see if anything you do matters.

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