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The story was so realistic, there was quite a bit of detail of how the wolves live, how ...more
Thanks goes to Jeane, Atishay and Kathy who for many a long day campaigned for me to read this book and I can't blame them.
It was fantastic.
Nicholas Evans is one of those gold dust authors who has some magical ability to capture thoughts, feelings, actions, movements - everything in words without even trying ...more
The typical strong start that has been inherent in Nicholas Evans writings since Horse Whisperer (and we all hope he doesn't change that, I love the way he begins) is present in The Loop too. The book never loses its fo ...more
Helen, a biologist working on her Phd, is called to track and monitor the seemingly guilty pack of wolves, all the while living in a remote cabin in the fores ...more
Evans does such a great job of giving both sides of the issue that you can easily see why it is such a controversy. His descriptions put you right in the middle of the story, very well done.
Set in Montana where wolf biologists have to deal with irate farmers when the farmers blame the wolves (sometimes with reason, sometimes not) for losses ...more
In this book the war between the two factions is more bloody and but both books focus on personal relationships. I like both books and this review is not about comparison.
Nicholas Evans wrote The ...more
This summer I went to my aunt's for a few weeks in july. I did bring a few promising books, but none that would satisfy the hastily risen need for a great romance. She and her husband live far up among the Norwegian mountains and I try to visit once a year to get my annual fill of mountain ranges and wilderness - and wh ...more
Nicholas Evans has set his novel in unforgiving terrain harshly afflicted by ...more
This is my favorite quote (pg. 39 ...more
The novel takes place in Hope, Montana where cattle is king and ranchers revile wolves. The Calder family has been the leader of the town for years and Buck, the patriarch, is use to having his way. When a cow is killed by a wolf, the Dept. of Fish & Wildlife steps in to keep the community ...more
Over the last thirty years, I have taken a special interest in wolves. When I began to function as a free-lance potter, I took the artistic name “Wolf,” and in pottery circles, I am known exclusively by this name to this very day.
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The Loop fol ...more
Nicholas Evans was born and grew up in Worcestershire, England. He studied law at Oxford University, graduating with first class honors, then worked as a journalist for three years on the Evening Chronicle in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He then moved into televsion, producing films ...more