1 edition of Fierce kingdom found in the catalog.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PS3616.H4556 F54 2017b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||352 pages (large print)|
|Number of Pages||352|
FIERCE KINGDOM will give you nightmares. I suppose that a cynic would call it a book version of one of those role-playing computer games, though that would be inaccurate. The story, as presented by author Gin Phillips, drops the reader into one of the worst scenarios imaginable, both for those who must deal with the situation and those who are. “ Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger. Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.” —New York Journal of Books “This adrenaline-fueled thriller shows the animal instinct of one mother's love and the ferocity with which she fights to protect her son.”/5().
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The book is different for every reader. (For all you English majors out there, it’s reader response theory in action.) So I like that the reader can decide for themselves what happens. There are two (I think) different ways you can read the ending of Fierce Kingdom. Joan either _____ or _____. Buy Fierce Kingdom by Phillips, Gin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().
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Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Viking; First Edition edition (J ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars /5(). Fierce Kingdom engages the audience by exploiting the love that a 3 stars The story takes place in real-time, with the plot unfolding within two or so hours, at a zoo featuring Joan and her 4 year old son Lincoln/5.
“ Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger. Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.” —New York Journal of Books “This adrenaline-fueled thriller shows the animal instinct of one mother's love and the ferocity with which she fights to protect her son.”/5(20).
This is the question Gin Phillips explores in Fierce Kingdom. She sets the story in what many find a familiar and happy environment (the zoo) then pushes on many of our biggest nightmares.
The book explores the strength of a mother’s love and the bond between mother and son, asking readers how far they would go to protect their own children/5().
Fierce Kingdom explores how entwined violence is in the ordinary, and how for the young, it can be a safe abstraction, or cruelly real. Kailynn shows no fear: She is unafraid to rescue Joan and.
Fierce Kingdom is the perfect summer thriller.” —HelloGiggles “The premise of this novel will send chills down the spine of any parent—and keep them turning pages into the wee hours.”.
A masterful thrill ride and an exploration of motherhood itself—from its tender moments of grace to its savage power—Fierce Kingdom asks where the boundary is between our animal instinct to survive and our human duty to protect one another. For whom should a mother risk her life.
Named a Best Book of by NPR, Amazon, Kirkus, and. Fierce Kingdom A Novel. Gin Phillips. 69 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Crime Novels of “Warning: you'll finish this in one sitting.” —TheSkimm 4/5(68). Fierce Kingdom NPR coverage of Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips.
News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Synopsis An electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she’ll go to protect him.
The zoo is nearly empty as Joan and her four-year-old son soak up the last few moments of playtime. They are happy, and the day has been close to perfect. Readers’ questions about Fierce Kingdom. 6 questions answered.
How bad is the killing of animals in the book. I'm always disturbed by killing people, but as an animal lover I get a deep sadness that stays with me when innocent animals are killed.
It would be easy to frame Fierce Kingdom as a story of a mother risking everything to protect her child. But it’s a trickier, more complex book than that, one which explores women’s roles as mothers, spouses, and children, and as presumed saviors. “Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.” A quiet October afternoon becomes a real life game of “how long would you survive?” in Gin Phillips’ latest novel, Fierce and her four-year-old son, Lincoln, have a long-standing habit of having post work and daycare.
Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger. Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.
Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere. FIERCE KINGDOM By Gin Phillips pages. Viking. $ Every choice the protagonist makes in “Fierce Kingdom,” the expertly made new thriller by Gin Phillips, is.
Fierce Kingdom Gin Phillips. Viking, $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Come In and Cover Me; Fierce Kingdom Audio book sample courtesy of. Gin Phillips had no intention of writing summer’s most scintillating literary thriller.
“I wanted to write a book about motherhood,” Phillips says of Fierce Kingdom, the story of a mother and four-year-old son trapped in their local zoo by an active shooter event. “I was aware it was a Read full article >. Fierce Kingdom is the Alabama writer Gin Phillips ’s fifth novel, her imagining of how a mother would react in this blackest of nightmares.
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It makes it very hard to put the book down. I read this one really fast by my standards (I read physical books slllooowwww), and whenever I wasn’t reading it, I wanted to be. This book is full of suspense. I live for suspense in novels, so I’m certain this is the main reason this book 5/5.
—Washington Independent Review of Books “This heroine proves that a mom protecting her son is indisputably the fiercest creature in the animal world.” —RedBook “Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.” —New York Journal of.One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Crime Novels of “Warning: you'll finish this in one sitting.” —TheSkimm “Expertly made thriller clever and irresistible.” —The New York TimesAn electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she’ll go to protect him.“Fierce Kingdom unfolds at a rapid-fire pace with each chapter upping the tension and danger.” —BookPage “A powerhouse of a read that balances empathy and fear as it poses complex questions about human nature.” —Washington Independent Review of Books.