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Set in the Canadian outback, this is the captivating, moving and evocative story of a thirteen year old girl and a strange wanderer. Two lost souls battling to save animals being driven to extinction by hunters.

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Synopsis

The Extinction Club by Jeffrey Moore

Celeste is thirteen years old. The only thing that really matters to her is the wild animals of her homeland - the Laurentian Mountains in Canada - which are dying out, one by one. She has spent recent years quietly fighting the local hunters and poachers, but they've finally caught up with her, beaten her to a pulp and left her for dead. When a wanderer by the name of Nile, who is hiding out, escaping the law in the US, finds her in a ditch, she is barely breathing. Through a drug-fuelled haze, he nurses Celeste back to health and together they set out to take on the men who have destroyed the natural wildlife and who hold the town in thrall. Working alone, in a place where man and his gun is king, they find themselves facing grave danger at every turn, trying anything to stop the bears, birds and panthers joining the extinction club...

Reviews

'The Extinction Club is a tour de force, as sophisticated as it is brutal'
Heather O'Neill, author of Lullabies for Little Criminals.

About the Author

Jeffrey Moore lives in the Laurentian Mountains outside Montreal. As well as being one of the most highly acclaimed Canadian novelists today, he translates plays and film scripts and other literary texts from French to English.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Jeffrey Moore

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Author's Website

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Format

Paperback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Action Adventure / Spy
Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9781849161435

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