|November 11, 2014||Posted by Alison Jenkins under Canadian, Fiction, Literature|
A tale of contraband smuggling, tumultuous love and the liminal space between two countries, two people, and two histories.
|July 9, 2013||Posted by Milagros Sanchez under Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Movies|
This classic and timeless tale has become a legend — a masterpiece of words about one of the most interesting and complex characters in literature. Read more about this double review of the book and movie.
|January 19, 2013||Posted by Christa McGrath under Family Saga, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Mystery, Suspense, Uncategorized|
An all-engrossing storyline full of mystery, deception, passion, and suspense. Readers will be stunned by the events that finally unfold.
|July 20, 2010||Posted by Alison MacDonald under Canadian, Literature, Short stories, Uncategorized|
Gallant takes the pent up words and unseen communication of a misunderstanding and places them on a page with such understanding it is as if you yourself have been heard and understood. Mingled with these deep character explorations are whimsical tales full of magic realism, absurd imagery, and existential themes.
|March 23, 2010||Posted by Kristina Matevski under Literature, Poetry|
In Athena Becomes a Swallow, Brent MacLaine attempts to give poetic voice to 27 minor characters from Homer’s The Odyssey. The characters MacLaine chooses to work with are ones whose names or professions are mentioned in passing in the original epic poem but in all likelihood are forgotten soon after you finish reading.