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The Cleansing

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"The Cleansing" tells the story of a violent American Indian wolf god, Wanata, who comes to earth every 100 years to make humanity accountable for its abuses against nature. When a strange events begin to unfold in Alaska, Savannah Channing, a freelance journalist for a Denver newspaper is sent to investigate the story of a rampaging wolf pack systemically destroying entir ...more
Hardcover, 319 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Arkham House Publishers
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Shaun Duke
Jun 27, 2008 rated it really liked it
(I'd actually give this 4.5 stars, but Amazon doesn't do that. The reason is that despite the flaws in the narration, the book never ceased to keep me fascinated and entertained. I wasn't pulled out of the story loads of times or anything and the flaws didn't kill it. It's a darn good read!)

The Cleansing is a novel that moves outside of what I normally read. I admit that I have only read one other novel that had Native American themes that I remember (and that was also related to specfic). That
I'm prone to judging a book by it's cover, and based on the cover of this book I probably would not have read it. But knowing the author personally, I had a feeling I would enjoy it. I was right. It was a surprisingly good read. From the first page you are pulled into the story. Sure there is a lot of violence in this book but in equal parts there is a lot humour and some very amusing dialog. I thoroughly enjoyed it and Mr Harvey should pull finger and write the next instalment. ...more
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