Books tagged: Sagas
By Anubha Mehta
Born to privilege and wed to her high school sweetheart Veer, a free spirited Maya feels trapped in a conventional upper class family with patriarchal expectations in India. Claustrophobic within the dark walls of the mansion she lives in with her spouse, Maya starts living ... Read more
A new edition of Bernice Morgan’s classic, best-selling family saga. Forced to flee England, the Andrews family books passage from Weymouth, England to unknown prospects, only to discover a barren, inhospitable land at the end of their crossing: a fresh start in a distant ... Read more
By Joan Thomas
Afterword by Lisa Moore
Winner, Commonwealth Writers Prize, Canada and the Caribbean, Amazon. ca First Novel Award, and On the Same Page, Manitoba Reads
Shortlisted, Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, and McNally Robinson Book of the Year
Longlisted, ... Read more
By Michel Tremblay
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
At the crossroads at the end of childhood, Nana faces the hectic passing of her adolescence and the arrival of new responsibilities as her grandmother Joséphine approaches her last hours. To calm the storm, Nana reads the enthralling tales of Josaphat-the-Violin – a returning ... Read more
A National Post Bestseller!
A multi-faceted story that explores how small actions and changes can give rise to startling and unintended consequences.
Trajectory. Declination. Impact. Escape Velocity. These are rocketry terms that could also describe aspects of the human experience. ... Read more
By Mark Sampson
A Canadian ex-pat and a Korean former "comfort woman," each scarred by their pasts, seek redemption.
Two separate lives become connected in South Korea: traumatized former Korean "comfort woman" Eun-young, who struggles with her past of rape and violence; and Michael, a troubled ... Read more
Before her death, Rubis Caillou Morin sends her son west to help her brothers settle new land. Raoul carries with him a shadowy understanding of why his mother died, and a red book filled with her wisdom and love. The book sees Raoul through life, and helps his great-granddaughter ... Read more
By Michel Tremblay
Translated by Sheila Fischman
The fifth novel in the Desrosiers Diaspora series from Québécois national treasure Michel Tremblay.
It’s May 1922, and preparations are in full swing for the marriage of Nana and Gabriel, which will take place the following month. There’s just one problem: Nana’s wedding ... Read more