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Wolf Hollow

So Wolf Hollow was my first choice of book from the shortlist this year and it didn't disappoint. A story set in WW2 (but don't be fooled into thinking this is a war story as that is far from the reality), Wolf Hollow deals with the severity of bullying but also the theme of prejudice and discrimination. Due to this, I found myself constantly comparing it to the beautiful style of To Kill a Mockingbird (to find later that this comparison had been made by lots of readers and it even appears as a critical acclaim on the back cover!). I can see why this book has made it onto the shortlist and I'm even more excited to see how the other books compare (The Bone Sparrow is my next choice).

Posted on: 27th March 2017 at 02:30 pm

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