Nice writing, as expected from a Jodi Picoult book, but by the end I was sooooo sick of hearing about wolves I wanted to puke. The expected twists and things were there. If you like some of her other stuff, you'll probably like this one too. Unless you hate reading about wolves....Continua
Lone Wolf tells the story of a family reunited through tragedy. Luke Warren has sustained brain injuries and is left in a coma after a car accident. His daughter Cara is desperate for her father to live, but older brother Edward thinks Luke wouldn’t be satisfied to live a restricted life. Luke has lived an unconventional existence, choosing to become close to wolves, observing and mimicking their behaviour, learning their rituals, devoting his life to wolves.
The novel is narrated primarily from the different standpoints of the family members, in alternate chapters. It’s a heart-rending tale of a broken family, and the blame, guilt, hurt and secrets they share. This is all observed so well, with telling insights into human behaviour. The characters are flawed, they question their own actions and decisions, and we wonder how we would react in their position. This is an engaging and thought-provoking novel....Continua