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    • ISBN:9780356512600
    • Publication date:31 Jan 2019

The Wolf in the Whale

By Jordanna Max Brodsky

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Interweaving Inuit and Norse mythology, The Wolf in The Whale is a magical coming-of-age tale featuring an unforgettable narrator ready to confront the gods themselves.

'Imaginative and compelling' Juliet Marillier, author of the Sevenwaters Series

THERE IS A VERY OLD STORY, RARELY TOLD, OF A WOLF THAT RUNS INTO THE OCEAN AND BECOMES A WHALE.

Born with the soul of a hunter and chosen by the spirit of the Wolf, Omat is destined to follow in her grandfather's footsteps - invoking the spirits of the land, sea and sky to protect her people.

But the gods have stopped listening, the seals won't come and Omat's family is starving. Alone at the edge of the world, hope is the only thing they have left.

Desperate to save them, Omat journeys across the icy wastes, fighting for survival with every step. When she meets a Viking warrior and his strange new gods, they set in motion a conflict that could shatter her world . . . or save it.

Blending myth and magic from Norse and Inuit folklore, The Wolf in The Whale is a captivating tale of identity and survival featuring an unforgettable narrator who will do anything to protect those she loves, even confront the gods themselves.

Praise for Jordanna Max Brodsky:

'Brodsky takes the one surviving record of a meeting between the Norse and the Inuit and spins it into a compelling and fast-paced tale' Kirkus

'This intelligent, provocative fantasy breathes exciting new life into old, familiar tales' Publishers Weekly on The Immortals

'A richly imaginative, multi-layered tale that stimulates the heart and the mind in equal measure' Ian Caldwell on The Immortals

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  • Publication date: 29 Jan 2019
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The Wolf in the Whale is truly an epic journey. Inspired by Inuit history, culture and mythology, the author has crafted an imaginative and compelling story in which human, animal and god alike struggle for survival in the stark environment of America's far north. Young shaman Omat is a memorable protagonist. — Juliet Marillier, author of the Sevenwaters Series
Brodsky takes the one surviving record of a meeting between the Norse and the Inuit and spins it into a compelling and fast-paced tale — KIRKUS
A lively re-imagining of classical mythology — Deborah Harkness, author of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, on THE IMMORTALS
Stellar . . . intelligent, versatile and esoteric . . . a satisfying adventure that remains true to the spirit of the original myths — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on THE IMMORTALS
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