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Mesmerized by English Wolves

I was mesmerized by English wolves at a very young age. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken (1924-2004) was one of my first encounters with orphans, a condition that is prevalent in children’s literature. I think when the parents are removed from the plot, there are so many possibilities. 🙂 I was sucked …

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