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Alexi Zentner

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Alexi Zentner is the author of the novels The Lobster Kings (forthcoming May 2014) and Touch. He is published in the United States by W. W. Norton & Company, and in Canada by Knopf Canada. Touch has been published or is forthcoming in a dozen countries and ten languages, and The Lobster Kings will be published in at least five counties and four languages. The CBC has named Alexi as one of 12 Writers to Watch - "the future of this country's literature" - and one of six "fresh voices" for 2011. Touch was named one of the "best books" of 2011 from The National Post, Kobo, and, and singled out for year-end praise by The Globe & Mail. Touch was shortlisted for The 2011 Governor General’s Literary Award, The Center for Fiction’s ...more

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The Lobster Kings by Alexi Zentner
"Beautiful - one of those books where the synopsis of the plot really tells you very little about what the book really IS. Just thinking about the book now, I am immediately back in the atmosphere. I loved the interlacing of the artwork and the mys..." Read more of this review »
The Lobster Kings by Alexi Zentner
"Awe-inspiring, haunting, heartfelt novel. This is the best novel I read so far. I could not put the book down but when I had to all I kept thinking about was I needed to know what happened next. The synopsis of this book gave you a small insight o..." Read more of this review »
The Lobster Kings by Alexi Zentner
"Alexi Zentner’s “The Lobster Kings,” an intriguing family saga told largely through the eyes of Cordelia Kings and Woody, her aging father, is so wonderfully constructed that readers will find it difficult to choose a stopping point between readin..." Read more of this review »
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