From 1764 to 1767, the French province of Gévaudan fell prey to a savage animal, a wolf unlike any that had ever been seen.
Sly and powerful, fearing neither men nor weapons, the beast filled the region with fire and blood and held off the king’s soldiers, just as it had the wolf hunters sent to pursue for months on end.
The history of its crimes and the number of victims-- men, women and children-- are enough to make one shiver. And yet we still don’t know with certainty what this terrifying creature actually was….
Original release date : 1933
Year of publication of the presented edition : 2016 (43 pages)
Editor : Banquises & Comètes
The author : G. Lenôtre (1855-1935), the pen name of Théodore Gosselin, was an historian and passionate researcher who here recounts this incredible history with his usual talent, bringing the major characters to life in describing an event that we never tire of speaking about.
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