Stones

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Penguin Canada, 2008 - 159 pages
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Against a vivid terrain of images, Findley continues his exploration of the many diverse and destructive acts played out on the personal battlegrounds on which we live our daily lives.

From the realities of contemporary relationships to a fantastic vision of urban life, from social comment to the deeply personal, Stones is a powerful collection of stories from one of Canada's best-loved writers.

Introduction by Eleanor Wachtel

Broadcaster and writer Eleanor Wachtel has been the host of Writers & Company since 1990 and is also heard frequently on The Arts Tonight. She is the author of Writers & Company and More Writers & Co. Eleanor lives in Toronto.

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Stones is a collection of nine short stories dealing with issues in life. These stories are named Bragg And Minna, A Gift of Mercy, Foxes, The Skies, Dreams, The Name's The Same, Real Life Writes Real ... Consulter l'avis complet

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In these nine stories, set mostly in Toronto, Findley does for his native city something of what Joyce did for Dublin. Probing the dark corners of the psyche, he exposes the fears and repressions of ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Timothy Findley (1930-2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of The Wars, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as Pilgrim and The Piano Man's Daughter, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His other novels, Headhunter, The Telling of Lies, The Last of the Crazy People, The Butterfly Plague, Famous Last Words, Not Wanted on the Voyage, and Spadework; his novella, You Went Away; and his short fiction, Dinner Along the Amazon, Stones, and Dust to Dust, have won numerous awards and are well loved both in Canada and internationally.

Elizabeth Rex won the Governor General's Award for Drama and The Stillborn Lover won a Chalmers Award. His works of non-fiction include Inside Memory and From Stone Orchard.

Timothy Findley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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