Popular Wolf Fiction Books
Emma Barnes's top 10 books with wolves
Metamorphoses, by Ovid Lycaon, king of Arcadia, serves his dinner guest Zeus in disguise a special supper: he took a human hostage, "opened his throat with a knife, and made some of the still warm limbs tender in seething water, roasting others in the fire". His punishment for such savagery is transformation. He howls and foams at the mouth. He was a wolf. Robinson Crusoe , by Daniel Defoe After rescue from his island, Crusoe and Man Friday are crossing the Pyrenees "when we began to hear the wolves howl in the wood on our left in a frightful manner, and presently after we saw about a hundred coming on directly towards us.
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It turns out that books with wolf in the title are way more common than you think. If you have a favorite wolf book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has wolf in the name, it belongs on this list. Winter of the Wolf R. Lone Wolf Linwood Barclay. A Wolf at the Door Terri Windling.
He still lives on, sometimes in more subversive versions of the traditional fairytale. Meanwhile, his distant cousin, the werewolf, romps through countless films and young adult novels, showing that wolfish monsters still retain their ability to thrill and terrify. But there is another side to the wolf. These intelligent, highly social animals, with their hierarchies and loyalty to the pack, also invoke strong feelings of sympathy in many humans. Pushed to the very edges of the human world, they represent a wildness that we seldom meet or experience for ourselves, but in which there is something appealing as well as dangerous. My own book, Wolfie, sprang from the idea that a young girl might, as many children do, long for a dog