From the author of the Man Booker shortlisted The Quickening Maze In the Wolf's Mouth follows the lives of four very different men, all of them navigating the chaos and horror brought about by the Second World War. Fighting for the Allies are Will Walker, an ambitious English Field Security Officer and Ray Marfione, a wide-eyed Italian-American infantryman who dreams of home and the movies. Meanwhile in Sicily, Angilu, a young shepherd caught up in corruption and Ciro Albanese, a sinister Mafioso, are fighting their own battles with devastating consequences.
Adam Foulds is a novelist and poet. The Broken Word won the 2008 Costa Poetry Award and the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include In the Wolf's Mouth and The Quickening Maze, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Booker Prize and won the Encore Award and the European Union Prize for Literature. He has recently been awarded the E.M. Forster Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and named as one of Granta's 'Best of Young British Novelists'. In 2014 he was named as a Poetry Book Society Next Generation Poet.
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