Promise of the Wolves: Wolf Chronicles Book One [Dorothy Hearst] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fantasy of wolves. A young wolf. Brilliantly weaving together original research, lovable characters and a dynamic, thoroughly engaging plot, The Wolf Chronicles is an adventure story in the. Summary: An absorbing and fascinating creation myth novel along the lines of Watership Down, but set among wolves and early humans.

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Quite a satisfying read.

See all 4 questions about Promise of the Wolves…. Kaala doesn’t lf about any of this. She’s spirited and courageous and she sets her mind to learning a wolf pup’s lessons with singleminded and slightly desperate determination.

Promise of the Wolves

More books from this author: This first book of the “Wolf Chronicles” trilogy is about the relationship about prehistoric humans and wolves, is told from the wolves POV, and seems to lay the foundation of how the first domesticated dogs came to be. I let go of how I would see something or respond to something and try to experience every event in the book as a wolf would experience it.

However, I didn’t find the characters all that lov The product description notes: I liked this one, but compared to some others I have read, it lags behind a little. Will her mate be Pell or Azzuen?

With the help of a mysterious wolf, a raven, and two of her wolf friends, Kaala learns more about her destiny and the humans.

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I also loved reading about Azzuen and how he was so very weak but he grew wooves a strong wolf as well! And wolves and ravens play. Reviewed by Harmony for TeensReadToo. These wolves live, think, and feel like wolves. Soon, war between humans and wolves threatens, and Kaala must choose between safety for herself, her friends, and their human companions and the survival of her pack—and perhaps all of wolf- and humankind. But Kaala is promisr wolf and life growing up in her world isn’t easy.


I found out that The Cleveland Zoo has a wolf habitat. Promise of the Wolves. Jul 17, Kristi rated it it was ok. Will Kaala be reunited with her mother? I just wanted a bit more from it. Usually all wolf pups are promisse when they are mixed blood, but they decided not to kill her because she had a lucky crecent moon shape on her fur.

What does this idea entail? Wolves are representative of a world most of us have lost touch with—ambassadors from a time when we were part of the natural world, and I think that world of nature calls to us in our apartments and our cities. In the book, you recount the legend of Indru, the first wolf to teach humans the wolf way of the hunt. And if I could be Kazuo Ishiguro when I grow up, that would be nice, too.

A few believe it goes much further—that wolves helped us become the dominant species on the planet by teaching us by example to hunt cooperatively, have centralized meeting places, and form complex societies.

Oct 10, Theresa rated it did not like it Shelves: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. She always sneaks off in secret from her pack and visits the humans. Promise of the Wolves Trade Paperback Set 14, years ago in what is today Southern Europe, Promise of the Wolves is the first in a planned trilogy. Though her life was spared, Kaala is on a difficult path. I feel like, maybe, the prospect of this being the first of three novels in the series undermined this first book.

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The plot was very flat and the only excitement if you can all it that was the almost-war that never came to be. Mar 02, Jenne rated it liked it Shelves: Because Hearst knew there was more, she didn’t write heart complete book in and of itself, which makes me a little curious oc see how the other books develop, but even more not engaged enough with the plot or the characters to find out.

I was surprised at how readable Hearst’s writing is. At first I thought it was really boring, but then I really started getting into it, hezrst I ended up really liking it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That led me to a number of very generous researchers who were incredibly willing to share with me their knowledge about wolves and about dogs. Next, I got my hands on a wolf ethogram, which is a detailed record of wolf behavior based on observation of wolves.

Aug 16, Kris Irvin rated it it was amazing. It is read from the point of view of Kaala, a young wolf trying to dotothy in with her pack mates but marked with a difference she can’t hide from.

Add to Cart Add to Cart. Fascinated with the humans, Kaala finds herself stealing back to their settlement to befriend her.