Tooth and Claw (novel)

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Tooth and Claw
Tor Books hardcover
Author Jo Walton
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Tor Books
Publication date
2003-11-01 (1st edition)
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 256 (hardcover, 1st edition)
ISBN ISBN 0-7653-0264-0 (hardcover, 1st edition)
OCLC 52478573
823/.92 21
LC Class PR6073.A448 T66 2003

Tooth and Claw is a fantasy novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books in 2003. It won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 2004.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

The book's plot is similar to that of a Victorian romance, with the obvious difference that the protagonists are not human beings but dragons. It has been compared to Anthony Trollope's novel Framley Parsonage.[citation needed] The novel begins with the death of the patriarch of a family of dragons. The novel follows the lives of his children, along with other characters.

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2004 World Fantasy Award, Best Novel[1]

Publication history[edit]


  1. ^ a b "2004 World Fantasy Award Winners and Nominees". World Fantasy Convention official website. Retrieved 2008-01-01. 

External links[edit]

Official websites[edit]


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