Often described as one of the greatest English novels of the twentieth century, John Cowper Powys's epic Wolf Solentcentres around the story of a young man returning to his roots in the West Country after ten years in London.
Compelling, romantic and sensuous, it is peopled with memorable characters and filled with vivid, primitive descriptions of landscape. But beyond this powerful evocation of people and place, Wolf Solentis also a meditation on life and death, good and evil, body and soul, combining the earthy and everyday with the spiritual.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kettle666 - LibraryThing
I bought the book because I liked the cover painting. I read it and then devoured most of this great man's work. Fortunately there is a lot of it, and - even more fortunately - most of it is fine and ... Read full review
Wolf SolentUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Powys's novel caused quite a stir when it debuted in 1929, garnering praise from many of the top writers of the day including Conrad Aiken and Theodore Dreiser. In it the title character returns to the English countryside, which remains steeped in mysticism and romance. Read full review