Greater than most books, Raven’s units out distinctive, even eccentric, phrases, and she or he makes use of fictional methods to spherical out her account, together with sections advised from Fox’s perspective. If a reader is keen, the expertise of journeying alongside her as she lives with Fox and meditates about him is extraordinarily rewarding. When the animal disappears for a lot of days, Raven’s frantic misery, her imaginings of Fox “useless, caged, or manacled,” her bargaining with God for his return, are wrenching. The vulnerability of animals, tame and wild alike, pierce the center, and whereas Fox comes again to Raven that point, ultimately, in fact, she loses him. Wild foxes don’t stay lengthy lives.