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Kathleen Winter's first novel "Annabel" will be published in the United States by Grove Atlantic in Spring 2011. Her first short story collection "boYs," winner of the Metcalf-Rooke and Winterset Award, was one of the most memorable fiction debuts to come out of Canada in many years. Check it out for yourself.
ebook, 192 pages
Published September 15th 2007 by Biblioasis (first published September 1st 2007)
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Corinne Wasilewski
Lots of characters with one of a kind voices in this short story collection. I enjoyed their interesting slant on life. Lots of couples, husbands and wives who are complete opposites, with one, usually the wife, trying to eke out a little happiness within the confines of the marriage. If there's anything to be learned from this collection, I guess it would be to marry someone just like you. Or better yet, stay single.
Julie
These interesting vignettes capture some Newfoundland personality. I enjoyed the characters but found the writing uneven and sometimes hard to follow, especially in comparison to Winter's fabulous novel, Annabel.
Abcdarian
Didn't actually finish all of them ... got tired of the tiny print & kind of depressing stories. Having loved Annabel, I wanted to like these more than I did.
Jane Hamilton
Ah, but holy christ this woman can write stories.
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Kathleen's stories boYs (Biblioasis 2007) won Canada's Metcalf-Rooke Award and Winterset Award. Her novel, Annabel (House of Anansi Press 2010), was a finalist for all three of Canada's major literary awards. It became a #1 Canadian bestseller, was published in 2011 with Grove Atlantic/Black Cat in New York and Jonathan Cape in London, and has been translated wordwide. Her memoir "Boundless: Traci ...more
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