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By Douglas Glover

ISBN-10: 0864921365

ISBN-13: 9780864921369

Shortlisted, Governor General’s Award for Fiction

A consultant to Animal Behaviour is a beautiful number of tales by way of an writer who's quickly turning into one of many nice, leading edge tale writers of his new release. Following at the heels of his generally acclaimed comedian novel, The South Will upward push at Noon, Douglas Glover’s new assortment smashes all of the fictional moulds. Urbane, trendy, and off-beat, the tales during this assortment contact the lives of an awesome array of characters whose universal adventure is of a global that's wayward but jam-packed with marvels: a born-again Christian from Kentucky who loses his reminiscence and finally ends up discovering real love in glitzy Bel Air; ladies who fall in love simply to be parted whilst one dies of melanoma; a guy who is going to reside in a cardboard field whilst his spouse leaves him for the executive of a Toys R Us shop; an eighteenth-century Canadian pioneer who believes he's being persecuted through witches. this is often refined fiction at its top. A maximalist author of principles, he packs his sentences with strength, exuberant imagery and notable turns of thought.

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