Quill and Quire

Fiction: Novels

By Jack Hodgins

For several years my parents had a painting by a well-known local artist hung in their living room. The painting was a typical, post-Group of Seven landscape of the Canadian Shield. The lake looked properly ... Read More »

November 19, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Nalo Hopkinson

The Salt Roads, the new novel from Toronto writer Nalo Hopkinson, is a sprawling, ambitious exploration of mythology and history, race and gender. Hopkinson, who is widely respected for her fantasy writing, casts as her ... Read More »

November 11, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Brian Brett

With his new novel, Saltspring Island poet and novelist Brian Brett has created a postmodern, Gulf Island-based, Buddhism-infused, eco-psycho-killer thriller. Coyote is at once leisurely paced and thrilling, thought-provoking and humorous, character-focussed and intellectually challenging. ... Read More »

November 11, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels