"Not exactly a tale of redemption, and in fact the pervasive bleakness and chilling details of the hunt flatten the dimensions of the story somewhat, but within its obsessive vision there is power, raw and formidable. A writer to watch."
Australian Leigh's capable, disquieting debut is an homage of sorts to Moby Dick
as an accomplished killer coolly stalks his prey—a Tasmanian tiger that's the last of its breed—but is rattled when long-dormant emotions are stirred by a fractured family he encounters.
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