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Hunt for the Shadow Wolf [US Edition]

“Hunt for the Shadow Wolf” by Derek Gow is a passionate exploration of the wolf’s historical and ecological significance in Britain and the potential for its reintroduction.

A Dream of Wild Renewal

  • Derek Gow shares his vision for rewilding Britain with the return of the wolf, inspired by successful reintroductions elsewhere.
  • Through his work with beavers, Gow delved into the myths and realities of wolves, uncovering their complex relationship with humans.

Unveiling the Wolf’s True Nature

  • Gow investigates the transition from coexistence to persecution, unraveling the economic and power dynamics that led to the wolf’s demonization.
  • The book presents a rich tapestry of wolf sightings, folklore, historical records, and physical evidence, challenging preconceived notions.

A Journey of Reconciliation

  • Gow argues for a renewed understanding of the wolf as we seek to heal and rewild our landscapes.
  • “Hunt for the Shadow Wolf” emphasizes the importance of reconciling our relationship with the wolf before contemplating its return.

Inspiring Guardianship of the Countryside

  • The book is a call to reimagine our role as guardians of the natural world, with Gow praised for his visionary approach.
  • Derek Gow’s narrative weaves together humor, tenderness, and a deep love for the chase, inviting us to join in rethinking our wilderness.

“Hunt for the Shadow Wolf” is more than a conservationist’s diary; it’s an inspiring reflection on our past and a hopeful roadmap for a wilder, more harmonious future.

Author: Derek Gow

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781915294463

Pages: 256

Country: UK  

Language: English  

Dimension: 5.5 x 8.5 inch