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September 2011

Reviewer: Jackie Castle

Jackie CastleJackie Castle Is a freelance writer, storyteller and elementary educator. She lives in Texas with her husband, a teenage daughter, pre-teen son and her dog, Ginger (aka ginger-roonie). She looks for the extraordinary in the ordinary in everything she experiences.

Carol Award: Speculative Fiction: Finalist: The Wolf of Tebron

The Wolf of Tebron coverTitle: The Wolf of Tebron
Author: C.S. Lakin
Publisher: AMG Publishers (Living Ink Books Imprint) (Rick Steele, Editor)
ISBN: 9780899578880
Category: Speculative Fiction
Reviewed by: Jackie Castle

The Wolf of Tebron tells of Joran’s perilous dream journey to the ends of the earth in search of his wife, Charris. He travels with Ruyah, his wolf companion, to the dwelling places of the Moon, Sun, and Wind. Along the way, Joran is faced with the truth about himself and where he really comes from.

The Wolf of Tebron is an engaging story in an enchanting fantasy world.

I loved C.S. Lakin’s sweeping descriptions of the metaphorical lands Joran travels to and the endearing characters such as wise Ruyah, the wolf, Cille, the Moon’s peculiar sister, and nurturing Sola, the Sun’s mother. All this fashioned together to make an engaging story and enchanting fantasy world.

Lakin, inspired by the story of The Enchanted Pig, wove in deep religious themes taken not only from the Bible, but also from such great writers such as C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton, T.S. Elliot, William Wordsworth, and George MacDonald.

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