The Point Of Research

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Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Michelle Paver: Paperback writer
Michelle Paver explains how she got into the mind of a wolf...

To me that's the point of research: to make the reader feel as if they're in the forest with Torak and Wolf, smelling the tang of a birchwood fire; hearing the wobbly yowl of a wolf cub. To experience the forest in the raw, I travelled to Finnish Lapland, where I slept on reindeer hides, tasted lingonberries scooped from the undergrowth, and learned how to carry fire in a roll of bark.

Spirit Walker, the sequel to Wolf Brother, is published next month:

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