Quill and Quire

Fiction: Novels

By Miriam Toews

From 2005 to 2009, a group of men from the Manitoba Colony of Mennonites in Bolivia routinely drugged and raped female (and, some have suggested, male) residents, leaving their victims bloody, bruised, and covered in ... Read More »

August 17, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Randy Boyagoda

Any western novel that takes as its main character an academic named “Prin” will necessarily endure associations – intended or otherwise – with an earlier campus novel about an eponymous protagonist whose name chimes directly. ... Read More »

July 23, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Theanna Bischoff

The third novel by Theanna Bischoff – whose debut, Cleavage, was shortlisted for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book (Canada and the Caribbean) – is a literary/thriller hybrid that takes place in ... Read More »

July 19, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels