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Tooth and Claw

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Publisher Comments:

Here is a tale of a family dealing with the death of their father, a son who goes to court for his inheritance, a son who agonizes over his fathers deathbed confession, a daughter who falls in love, a daughter who becomes involved in the abolition movement, and a daughter sacrificing herself for her husband.

Here is what sounds for all the world like an enjoyable Victorian novel, perhaps by Anthony Trollope…except that everyone in the story is a dragon, red in tooth and claw.

Here are politics and train stations, churchmen and family retainers, courtship, and country houses…in which, on the death of an elder, family members gather to eat the body of the deceased. In which societys high and mighty members avail themselves of the privilege of killing and eating the weaker children, which they do with ceremony and relish, growing stronger thereby.

You have never read a novel like Tooth and Claw.

Synopsis:

A captivating World Fantasy Award-winning novel about the social life of dragons in a trade paperback edition

About the Author

Jo Waltons debut novel The Kings Peace earned her the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. More recently, Farthing was a finalist for the Nebula Award and the Quill Award, and won the Romantic Times Critics Choice Award. A native of Wales, she lives in Montreal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765319517
Author:
Walton, Jo
Publisher:
Orb Books
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Dragons
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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