Animal by K'wan
Animal is the protagonist in a series of urban fiction novels by American author K’wan. Animal is the street name of fugitive Tayshawn Torres. Torres got the nickname of “Animal” due to how he was treated by his stepfather – kept in cages and forced to search for scraps of food. Animal will soon have to learn how to survive in the jungle, which means doing what it takes to survive.

K’wan began his Animal series in 2012 with the title novel of the series. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of K’wan’s Animal books in order of when they were originally published (as well as in chronological order):

Publication Order of Animal Books


Animal(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Animal II: The Omen(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghetto Bastard: The Beginning(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Animal III: Revelations(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Animal Books


Ghetto Bastard: The Beginning(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Animal(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Animal II: The Omen(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Animal III: Revelations(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Animal Synopsis: In Animal by K’wan, three years after barely escaping the gas chamber, Animal can’t help but return to Harlem – the scene of the crime. While in exile, the thing that kept Animal going was the thought of being back with his soulmate, Gucci. When his enemies tried to kill Gucci, that was it. He’s out for blood. While Gucci teeters between life and death Animal sets out on a bloody mission fueled by love and orchestrated by bullets.


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