Thorndike Press

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

  • Marlon James
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  • ISBN-10: 1984882902
  • ISBN-13: 9781984882905
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.95 lbs ( .88 kgs)
  • 928 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released February 2019

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About

Overview

A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize
A National Book Award Finalist

The Dark Star Trilogy

Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: “He has a nose,” people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone when he finds himself part of a group that comes together to search for the boy. The band is a hodgepodge, full of unusual characters with secrets of their own, including a shape-shifting man-animal known as Leopard.

As Tracker follows the boy’s scent — from one ancient city to another; into dense forests and across deep rivers — he and the band are set upon by creatures intent on destroying them. As he struggles to survive, Tracker starts to wonder: Who, really, is this boy? Why has he been missing for so long? Why do so many people want to keep Tracker from finding him? And perhaps the most important questions of all: Who is telling the truth, and who is lying?

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“James’ sensual, beautifully rendered prose and sweeping, precisely detailed narrative cast their own transfixing spell upon the reader. He not only brings a fresh multicultural perspective to a grand fantasy subgenre, but also broadens the genre’s psychological and metaphysical possibilities. If this first volume is any indication, James’ trilogy could become one of the most talked-about and influential adventure epics since George R.R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE was transformed into GAME OF THRONES.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred)