The Englishman's Boy

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Product Details

Price
$14.00  $12.88
Publisher
Grove Press
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.89 X 8.24 inches | 0.69 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802144102
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Reviews

"It is a wonder and a glory - written by a man who has plundered the language for all its treasures. The story of the Englishman's boy and his journey into hell and back is absolutely riveting."
-Timothy Findley
""The Englishman's Boy" is one of the finest historical novels ever written by a Canadian, an impossible-to-put-down adventure story that also packs some keen insights into the way civilization works...."
-"Maclean's"
"A vital and important novel with a bitterly coruscating message at its heart. Read it now."
-"Edmonton Journal"
"A great accomplishment."
-Richard Ford
"A stunning performance. Highly enjoyable. I couldn't put it down."
-Mordecai Richler
"The canvas is broad, the writing is vivid, and the two story-lines are deftly interwoven to contrast cinematic 'truth' with history as it happened. An intense and original piece of writing."
-"The Bookseller" (U.K.)
"A richly textured epic that passes with flying colors every test that could be applied for good storytelling."
-Saskatoon "StarPhoenix"
"Characters and landscapes are inscribed on the mind's eye in language both startling and lustrous."
-"Globe and Mail"
"Vanderhaeghe succeeds at a daring act: he juggles style and stories with the skill of a master...."
-"Financial Post"
"There isn't a dull moment."
-"Toronto Sun"
"A fine piece of storytelling, which, like all serious works of literature, as it tells its tale connects us to timeless human themes."
-"Winnipeg Sun"
"The Great Canadian Western."
-"Canadian Forum"
"Thematically, this is a big book, an important book, about history and truth, brutality and lies."
-"Georgia Straight"
"A compelling read."
-"Halifax Daily News"
"Vanderhaeghe shows himself to be as fine a stylist as there is writing today."
-"Ottawa Citizen"
" It is a wonder and a glory - written by a man who has plundered the language for all its treasures. The story of the Englishman's boy and his journey into hell and back is absolutely riveting."
- Timothy Findley
" "The Englishman's Boy" is one of the finest historical novels ever written by a Canadian, an impossible-to-put-down adventure story that also packs some keen insights into the way civilization works.... "
- "Maclean' s"
" A vital and important novel with a bitterly coruscating message at its heart. Read it now."
- "Edmonton Journal"
" A great accomplishment."
- Richard Ford
" A stunning performance. Highly enjoyable. I couldn't put it down."
- Mordecai Richler
" The canvas is broad, the writing is vivid, and the two story-lines are deftly interwoven to contrast cinematic ' truth' with history as it happened. An intense and original piece of writing."
- "The Bookseller" (U.K.)
" A richly textured epic that passes with flying colors every test that could be applied for good storytelling."
- Saskatoon "StarPhoenix"
" Characters and landscapes are inscribed on the mind's eye in language both startling and lustrous."
- "Globe and Mail"
" Vanderhaeghe succeeds at a daring act: he juggles style and stories with the skill of a master.... "
- "Financial Post"
" There isn't a dull moment."
- "Toronto Sun"
" A fine piece of storytelling, which, like all serious works of literature, as it tells itstale connects us to timeless human themes."
- "Winnipeg Sun"
" The Great Canadian Western."
- "Canadian Forum"
" Thematically, this is a big book, an important book, about history and truth, brutality and lies."
- "Georgia Straight"
" A compelling read."
- "Halifax Daily News"
" Vanderhaeghe shows himself to be as fine a stylist as there is writing today."
- "Ottawa Citizen"
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