A lavish and beautifully human novel, [First Blast of the Trumpet] creeps into the blood
An utterly absorbing read. -- The Globe and Mail
An engrossing, redolent, very good book
with Eric McCormack you always sense hes tapped into something authentically dreadful; you can feel the oozing, putrid mud at the bottom of his metaphors. -- Saturday Night
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About the Author
was born in a small village in Scotland. He moved to Canada in 1966 and attended the University of Manitoba. Since 1970 he has taught English at St. Jerome's University, Waterloo, Ontario, specializing in 17th-century and contemporary literature. His previous book The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women
was nominated for the Governor General's Award for Fiction. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.