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The Woodsman and the Wolf

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Published (first published September 11th 2011)
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Grammy 1
Jan 31, 2013 Grammy 1 rated it it was amazing
Authors Note: I have often wondered what drove the woodsman to hunt the wolf in the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale. Certainly, he was more than just a ready hero. After all, he was a woodsman, not a hunter. He carried an axe…not the best weapon to take along when hunting a big, bad wolf. Therefore, I figured if nobody was going to tell me, I would just write it. The woodsman had to start out as a boy, and the axe had to symbolize something special to him, a memory of his father, perhaps, ...more
Char
Dec 21, 2011 Char rated it really liked it
Not the same old visit to Grandma's house!

I spent half of my lunch hour today, reading this story.

As you may have guessed, this is a spin on the werewolf tale. It's a slightly different spin as the werewolf is never actually 'seen'.

You hear what the wolf is doing, you see the aftermath of what the wolf has done, you may glimpse his back, but you never actually 'see' him. Plus this treacherous, big, bad wolf has a few skills not normally attributed to the werewolf of old.

I can't say too much mor
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Aug 12, 2016 Debbie ♪ ♫ ‼ ♫ ♪ rated it really liked it
A short, yet extremely powerful story. J. Fields has a style that “shows” very well, rather than tells. I could easily visualize the house, the barn, the cellar. I was totally immersed in his setting. I lost myself completely in the story. The characters were well drawn given the length of the story. The dialogue felt natural and the fear was palpable. I was unnerved in the best way.

This is a fresh take on a well-worn theme, done with a skill that has me thinking Mr. Fields will be a household
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Breeana
Jan 26, 2012 Breeana rated it really liked it
The Woodsman and the Wolf packs quite a descriptive and suspenseful punch in its few pages. I was glad that I read it outside on a sunny day. The story begins with the viewpoint character, Will, home alone doing chores and taking care of his younger sister, and quickly turns into a nightmare that will (presumably) haunt "the woodsman" for the rest of his life. The characters are well-drawn and the story intriguing, particularly as the author sets it up in the title as a "prequel to Red Riding ...more
eleanor
Oct 15, 2011 eleanor rated it really liked it
It reads more like an excerpt from a longer story. Or it should have been a longer story.. It's Short & Sweet (:
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