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BOOK REVIEW: The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis

The Wolf Road - Beth   Lewis

This book is perfection.

Okay, okay, there was one thing that didn’t sit entirely right with me, but which I don’t feel adequately skilled to comment on, and that was the concern that there were discrepancies within the slanguage used.

Elka is illiterate, and she often uses weren’t instead of wasn’t, uses a’ instead of of, and abbreviations such as ’bout, ‘neath, ‘stead, ‘hind, ‘tween, and afore. At times while reading, I thought I might have caught some discrepancies, where she used the correct word rather than the one she used in its place most of the time, or the full word where she would normally use the abbreviation. This might have been done in an effort to make the text more readable, or it might have been an error in the translation of text into illiterate speak, but either way I was too caught up in the story to mark out the possible discrepancies, and this is why it gets 10/10.

Now, having got that out of the way, I can start gushing, right?


The rest of this review can be found HERE!

Before review:

Okay, this was brilliant. Favourite fiction this year.

Loved the story, loved Elka, didn't dislike any part of it.

Review to come.

Before reading

This just turned up today... unrequested... and, I'm really glad it did, because I just read the first chapter, and... woah!