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TIGER the Podcast Episode One

In late 2017 I travelled from Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland to the frozen forests of the Russian Far East in order to track Amur (Siberian) tigers in the wild. This formed part of my research for my novel TIGER, which is partly set in the Russian taiga as it is known. While…
  • Amur tiger, Helensburgh, Kalashnikov, podcast, Russian Far East, siberia, Siberian tiger, taiga, tiger, tiger tracking, writer podcast, writer research
  • September 22, 2020

Read All About It Podcast – Polly Clark on five life changing books

Click HERE to listen. In this podcast series Paul Cuddihy talks to authors about five books chosen in response to a series of questions. An interesting discussion ensues, and I discover here that the books I chose have had effects long into my life. Totally alarmed to discover on the show that not every 6…
  • Ali Benjamin, book recommendations, Cathy Rentzenbrink, Clarissa, desert island books, Douglas Stuart, Great Soul of Siberia, Heinrich Hoffmann, Kirten Innes, literary podcasts, Margaret Atwood, Paul Cuddihy, Polly Clark, Quercus books, Read All About it Podcast, riverrun books, Samuel Richardson, Siberian tiger, struwwelpeter, The Handmaid's Tale, The Smash Up, tiger, Too Young Park
  • November 9, 2020

TIGER the Podcast Episode Two

Episode Two of the Tiger Podcast, features a rare interview with one of the Udeghe people, indigenous to the Russian Far East. Formerly nomadic, now living as Russians do in villages, the tribe’s survival is threatened by intermarriage with Russians, the loss of language, unemployment and the suppression of the practice of Shamanism as a…
  • Amur tiger, lord of the forest, podcast, Polly Clark, Russian Far East, russian taiga, shaman, siberia, Siberian tiger, tiger, udeghe
  • November 6, 2020

Letter to the reader of Tiger

When you have read Tiger, you will know something of how to track and survive in the wilderness. Most of all I hope you experience the tiger as it truly is and love it as I do.
  • March 9, 2019

TIGER reviews

“Fierce, elegant, and compelling as the tiger itself, TIGER is less a novel than the very force of nature caught in fiction. Grabbed me by the imagination and carried me into the wilds of animal and human nature” ´╗┐Laline Paull, author of The Bees
  • March 9, 2019