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Ingrid and the Wolf

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  42 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Like all of us, Ingrid wants to belong, especially to a family. Now, she does have parents whom she loves very much, but she has a sense that there is more to her past than she’s been told. When the opportunity presents itself for her to visit Hungary, Ingrid takes it despite her parents’ objections.
What she finds in the old country is enchanting, gorgeous, and terrifying.
Paperback, 159 pages
Published October 11th 2005 by Tundra Books
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Oct 24, 2007 Jenny rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: those looking for fantasy not peopled by ladies metal bikinis.
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A wonderful fable. Technically "juvenile" fiction, Alexis has a wonderfully rich writing style, and the main character Ingrid and her struggles, both ordinary and decidedly out of the ordinary, are compelling.
Reads like a Little Red Riding Hood for the modern and courageous girl. But here the Grandma is a mysterious countess and the wolf's name is Gabor.
I loved it! It was mysterious, hard to put down and it makes you ask questions.
Karyn Huenemann
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This book is really weird. Nothing is really explained. Everything just happens.
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This is one of those REALLY weird books, that you read and wonder why people are so messed up. I sorta liked it I guess. In a confusing sort of way...
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It was okay. That about sums it up.
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André Alexis was born in Trinidad in 1957 and grew up in Canada. His debut novel, Childhood, won the Chapter/Books in Canada First Novel Award, shared the Trillium Award, and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Rogers Communications Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. He lives in Toronto and is at work on his next novel, Asylum, and his first children's novel. In addition, Alexis wrote and host ...more
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