In the Wolf's Mouth Paperback
by Adam Foulds
From the author of the Man Booker shortlisted The Quickening Maze In the Wolf's Mouth follows the lives of four very different men, all of them navigating the chaos and horror brought about by the Second World War.
Fighting for the Allies are Will Walker, an ambitious English Field Security Officer and Ray Marfione, a wide-eyed Italian-American infantryman who dreams of home and the movies.
Meanwhile in Sicily, Angilu, a young shepherd caught up in corruption and Ciro Albanese, a sinister Mafioso, are fighting their own battles with devastating consequences.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 12/02/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099586869
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Review by bodachliath
This is an intriguing and complex story set in North Africa and Sicily during the Second World War. A fractured and in places visceral narrative follows and eventually links four characters from different worlds through the chaos of war, and the politics of the aftermath. Powerful stuff.