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Wolf of Wessex by Matthew Harffy

Wolf of Wessex

Matthew Harffy

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Category: Adventure, Fiction
Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 5 Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781838932817

AD 838. Deep in the forests of Wessex, Dunston's solitary existence is shattered when he stumbles on a mutilated corpse.

4 stars out of 5
Antonia Senior
13 Mar 2020

"A treat of a book"

The Wolf of Wessex is an absorbing stand-alone novel set in AD838. Dunston, a former soldier, lives alone in a forest with his dog. One day he hears a terrible screaming and discovers the body of a pedlar butchered in the Viking way. The man has been “blood-eagled” — his lungs pulled out to rest on his back. He then finds the dead man’s daughter, Aedwen, lost in the woods.