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The Dark and Deepened Voice Within

February 5th 2018

LAURA MORGAN explores the changing communities of Canada’s east coast in the insightful stories of Alistair MacLeod: ‘I can imagine MacLeod being in a car when the back wheels lost traction on a dangerous bend, and how he knew, even before the lurch in his stomach ebbed, that he had to communicate to others this experience…’

The Canadian Acrobat

November 2nd 2016

ZOË APOSTOLIDES looks at the fearless short stories of Neil Smith: ‘They are biting, barbed and funny. They leave a lingering taste, though I can never decide if it is pleasant or horrifying…’

We Recommend — Forms of Devotion by Diane Schoemperlen

September 19th 2011

FELICITY SKELTON had not heard of the Canadian writer Diane Schoemperlen, but bought a copy of her book to read on the plane ‘because it was attractive to look at and not too heavy to carry in my handbag.’

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