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A Fast and Brutal Wing

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She leapt, a perfect arc, lithe muscles propelling her through the air, leaving what was human behind, clothes fallen to the ground. She was cat, claws unsheathed, teeth bared. Loving the hunt, the chase, the pounce and the strike, her teeth sinking into flesh, blood spurting in her mouth.

Animal justice: ruthless and swift. And totally satisfying.

A provocative, richly laye
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Roaring Brook Press (first published 2004)
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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
I'm giving this 4 stars because the plot was so interesting and the way it was written so gripping that I was compelled to keep reading because I HAD to find out how it ended. Chapters alternated between the viewpoints of 3 teens, each of whom experienced the same events but with radically different interpretations/points of view. It kept you guessing as to which of them was seeing events as they really happened. I'd have given it 5 stars if I hadn't been dissatisfied with the ending, and I won' ...more
Aug 11, 2012 Alexandra rated it it was amazing
A blurry line between reality and fantasy, both as part of the plot and in the minds of the characters. This book left me wanting more, even though the ending was perfect. And I feel I have to give props to an author who knows when to stop, and that not every intriguing book needs a sequel.
Feb 07, 2010 Jay rated it really liked it
A very strange book. I'm having a hard time deciding whether I liked it or not. But if you're looking for something very different...
Nov 01, 2011 Cristen rated it did not like it
Shelves: ya
In a word: disturbing. And not in a fun chills running up and down your spine sort of way.
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Shelves: sff
Faux-clever overwritten melodramatica with bonus INCEST!!!1!.
boring, hard-to-read format, not a very good plot.
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