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Hour of the Wolf

The first of a young adult fiction tetralogyit valnada set in an alternative version of the beginning of the 20th century in VilniusLithuania and other cities across the Europe. The powerful family of bankers, the Rothchildshas created the Alliance of Free Cities, where alchemists pilot steampunk airships over great cities, hard working mechanics create andrkus and deep in the dungeons secret societies of macabre wizards strive to create artificial intelligence.

OK, here’s a great one – ” I so much wanted to love this book. I want to be immersed in the action, not constantly flailing around trying to get a meaning, or just simply shaking my head. Bet toliau darosi geriau. So I’m giving this comic – two vaanda just because I respect and appreciate author.

Hour of the Wolf by Andrius B. Tapinas

Even though the book has many MANY characters, after reading the book you realize every single one of them was instrumental in making the book a success. I know, most of the books charm comes from the author – Andrius himself is a very interesting, open-minded person, who manages to find ways into people hearts. I really liked the characters and the alternate world was believable. Videos About This Book. Laukiau, kada gi jis atsiskleis, bet taip ir nesulaukiau. How does a brilliant young lady play into all of this?


In Novovileisk, Sidabras finds out that Vitamancers kept crazy scientist, who knew how to create the bionic – half automaton half living organism, long thought to be impossible to create, tzpinas appears that the bionic wolf was the perpetrator that did the killing in the graveyard.

Sadly, the language and writing style feels somewhat lacking.

It was a real fun to get my mind twisted in the events between different eras: Sep 28, Dianne rated it really liked it Shelves: The text doesn’t always flow fluently and it hinders the reading a bit.

The book itself – very graphic, interesting, intriguing.

O tai yra svarbu. Legate and his legionnaires tries to do everything, but nothing they do can stop it. But it’s not empty – characters stay in your head, action is fast and unexpected twists happen. Plius minus dvi naktis. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich together with Empire’s ministers and secretary are discussing the future of the empire.

Rich with detail, full of atmosphere and a sense of being in the moment with the characters, you will feel the darkness, the breeze, the streets beneath your feet.

Vilko valanda is a steampunk novel written by Andrius Tapinas. View all 8 comments. History has been changed It is the year and Europe is not as we know it. No clues, no motive, no suspect.


For readers not familiar with Russian or Lithuanian history, many of the names mentioned will not be easily identifiable, but trust me, there will be no detraction from the story! Books by Andrius B.

Hour of the Wolf (novel) – Wikipedia

I have andriks regrets reading this and I hope it will have like sequels. Writing style that many had comments about, boo-hoo! I am happily married for 12 years with nadrius kids and it easy to see where my inspiration comes when you translate names of my wife and kids from Lithuanian – Morning Dew, Tapinnas and Westerly Wind. Views Read Edit View history.

While reading it, I occasionally wished I lived there and then, hoping I would meet some of the characters. Lots of infantile national stereotypes – OK, Lithuanians have some bad memories about being occupied by Russians, but where in the hell is authors imagination? To ask other readers questions about Hour of the Wolfplease sign up. Then attempts of writing “steam-punk” style seems pretty lame. Refresh and try again.