Pauline Holdstock

Pauline Holdstock


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Pauline Holdstock is a Canadian citizen who has lived in Canada for over thirty years. She writes novels, short fiction and essays. Her books have been published in the U.K, the U.S., Brazil, Portugal, Australia and Germany, as well as in Canada, where CBC’s 'The Arts Tonight' has featured her work.

Pauline’s short fiction has appeared in numerous literary magazines.

Into the Heart of the Country, longlisted for the 2012 Giller Prize, is her most recent novel.

Her novel, Beyond Measure, was a finalist for the 2004 Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Canada and Caribbean Region. It won the BC Book Prizes Ethel Wilson Award for Fiction in 2005.

A recent novella, The World of Light Where We Live, was the winner of the Malahat Review
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Average rating: 3.47 · 268 ratings · 51 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
Into the Heart of the Country

3.41 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Hunter and the Wild Girl

3.65 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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A Rare and Curious Gift

2.75 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Beyond Measure

3.76 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Blackbird's Song: A Novel

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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What Endures

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011
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Mortal Distractions

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2004
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The Blackbird's Song: A Novel

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The Turning

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996
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The Devil and the Deep

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