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The sharp teeth of love

a novel

by Doris Betts

  • 69 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Scribner Paperback Fiction in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Reno (Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Kidnapping -- Fiction.,
    • Young women -- Fiction.,
    • Reno (Nev.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Doris Betts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.E84 S53 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p. ;
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL351546M
      ISBN 100684844753
      LC Control Number98010985
      OCLC/WorldCa38248978

      An appealing story about love between a recovering anorexic and a deaf would-be pastor barely survives veteran novelist Betts's (Souls Raised From the Dead, , etc.) awkward flirtation with significance as she introduces a ghost and the battle at Waco. Luna Stone and Steve Grier leave North Carolina in April for California, where Steve has been offered a teaching job. The . Sharp Teeth is a werewolf novel, told in verse form. Imagine the old epic poetry of the Greeks, or even the ballads told in medieval times - you'll get a good idea of how this novel is told. The epic nature, and the sheer length and subject matter of the book, had me doubting whether or not Barlow could make it work. He did/5(54).

      Sharp Teeth is a novel in free verse by American writer Toby Barlow. It won the Alex Award and is the Horror entry on the Best Adult Genre Fiction Reading List. Plot summary. Packs of werewolves struggle for power in the underbelly of Los Angeles. Characters. Lark is the leader of one of the werewolf packs. Publisher: Harper Collins.   This is the biography page for Sharp Teeth Publishing. Kayresia A. Bass was born in Denver, Colorado, in the middle of summer. Fourteen years after her birth, she suddenly felt the need to tell the stories that were floating around in her head. Writing her first full novel at the age of 15, she had dreams of being a real author. It wasn't until twenty-nine years later that she .

      ‘Sharp Objects’ Finale: Marti Noxon Explains the Final Line and Why They Cut the Ending Off Early “We were trying to convey the emotional experience of reading the book — and to me the. Sharp Teeth - Ebook written by Toby Barlow. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Sharp Teeth/5(36).


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I loved all her other novels but Sharp Teeth of Love contained so many memorable characters. I particularly liked Erica and cried when I realized she had taken Sam and will try to raise him with love that may redeem him from the abusive past.

This Cited by: 4. Sharp Teeth is a beautifully dark narrative on werewolves, gang warfare, politics and love. Written in a format akin to The Iliad or even Dante's Inferno, Sharp Teeth explores the relationship between a dog catcher and the woman he falls for--who also happens to be a werewolf--and not in the Hollywood, Twilight, or even Howling since/5(86).

Doris Betts (), former Chancellor of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, wrote nine novels and three collections of short stories, including The Gentle Insurrection, The Sharp Teeth of Love, Souls Raised from the Dead, which won the Southern Book Award, and Beasts of the Southern Wild, which was a finalist for the National Book Award/5.

This book, despite being one randomly grabbed off of the "staff picks" shelf at work, mostly because my eye was drawn to the bright red cover, was impressive.

Sharp Teeth is so many things: fierce, beautiful, unexpected. I have read books with werewolves before, and always with a bit of hesitation/5. Toby Barlow’s first book, Sharp Teeth, is a verse novel about werewolves.

This makes it not only a decisive answer (nay!) to the age-old question “Is long-form monster poetry dead?” but also. Filled with passion, wrenched apart by unrequited love, written in plain verse that reads as effortlessly as breathing (or as a graphic novel without the graphics), it is almost surprising that the tale of Sharp Teeth is so contemporary and so real - especially when you consider the fact that it concerns rival gangs in Los Angeles (but think 5/5(5).

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The Sharp Teeth of Love is most successful as a work of traditional fiction: well-developed characters about whom we come to care, genuine conflicts, carefully rendered scenes, an engaging plot. There's an appealing on-the-road quality to Luna's adventures in her van, and some wonderful descriptions of Western scenery.

Blending dark humor and epic themes with card-playing dogs, crystal meth labs, surfing, and carne asada tacos, Sharp Teeth captures the pace and feel of a graphic novel while remaining "as ambitious as any literary novel, because underneath all that fur, it's about identity, community, love, death, and all the things we want our books to be.

Get this from a library. The sharp teeth of love: a novel. [Doris Betts] -- Medical illustrator Luna Stone dumps her fiance and takes off for the mountains to camp and meditate. While there, she meets a boy who escaped from a porno ring and she also meets a man who planned.

Sharp Teeth Toby Barlow, Author. Harper $ (p) ISBN finds himself falling in love with a beautiful and mysterious woman (“Standing on four legs in her fur,/ she is. The Sharp Teeth of Love. By DORIS BETTS Alfred A. Knopf. She opened the book to its blank page for today, and wrote the date, Ap In fact, since she'd left the hospital, almost all the pages were blank.

The minute Steven came in, she threw it in the Keeper Box. Naturally he picked up that box to load into the van, leaving her to. Sharp Teeth is a love story and a thriller, with a number of excellent subplots. In one of them the shape-shifter Lark, an ex-lawyer who has formalized the ethics of the pack into a sort of executive bushido (“Discipline from the inside ”), is forced to go underground for a spell, as a dog.

The Sharp Teeth of Love is a novel that while you enjoy reading it and following the story - the author makes you work for it.

Many times authors will spoon feed you a story with charcters that you know could only come from a book, Betts aludes to Cited by: 4. An ancient race of lycanthropes has survived to the present day, and its numbers are growing.

Bent on dominance, rival factions are initiating the down-and-out of L.A. into their ranks. Caught in the middle are Anthony, a kindhearted, lovesick dogcatcher, and the object of his affection: a /5(68). COVID Resources.

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The Sharp Teeth of Love Doris Betts, Author Knopf Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. In Betts's novels, women tend to run away. The. Aawhooo. Werewolves of London or rather, Los Angeles. I suppose that's a bit of a difference. CLICK FOR MORE INFO.

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This short is the most fun I've had animating in a while. I don't think I'll ever tire of bringing. Summaries. Adapted from Toby Barlow's book, Sharp Teeth is an extraordinarily moving, passionate and violent Los Angeles-based tale of unrequited love, involving rival white collar gangs that just happen to be able to turn into wild, primal dogs that run at night in the Southern California arroyos.An ancient race of lycanthropes has survived to the present day, and its numbers are growing.

Bent on dominance, rival factions are initiating the down-and-out of L.A. into their ranks. Caught in the middle are Anthony, a kindhearted, lovesick dogcatcher, and the object of his affection: a female werewolf who has abandoned her pack. Review: Sharp Teeth by Toby BarlowToby Barlow's debut is a clever, absorbing thriller, says Alyssa McDonaldAuthor: Alyssa Mcdonald.