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The Silence on the Shore free pdf Originally published in 1962, The Silence on the Shore is considered by many critics to be Hugh Garners best, most ambitious novel. Truly, in the person of Grace Hill, the landlady of the Toronto rooming house where most of the books events take place, Garner has created a fictional character never to be forgotten. Grace is a middle-aged snoop and an overwe1000ight nudist whose sexual release comes from watching wrestling matches at a hockey arena that is a thinly disguised Maple Leaf Gardens. Around Grace orbit her various boarders: alcoholic Gordon Lightfoot- Walter Fowler, an aspiring writer whose marriage has just broken up- Aline Garfield, a fundamentalist Christian grappling with various urges and torments- a Polish refugee woman- and a colourful cast of others whose lives intersect in drama that arises from arbitrary or coincidental encounters. According to scholar John Moss, the book is the best realistic novel of Canadian city life yet to be written.

About Hugh Garner

Hugh Garner (1913 1979) immigrated to Canada in 1919, settling in Toronto. His most famous novel is "Cabbagetown," released in its entirety in 1968. In 1963 he won the Governor General s Award for "Hugh Garner s Best Stories." George Fetherling is a poet, fiction writer, and voyager. Among his many books are "Travels by Night: A Memoir of the Sixties" and "Running Away to Sea: Round the World on a Tramp Freighter." He lives in Vancouver."

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Author : Hugh Garner
Publisher : Dundurn Group Ltd
Data Published : 14 February 2011
ISBN : 1554887828
EAN : 9781554887828
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 461 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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