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?With delicacy and warmth, Richler weaves together the threads of a family: its closeness and secrets, opaqueness and hidden beauty, like the uncut gem whose mystery haunts these realistic characters.? ? DAPHNE KALOTAY, author of Russian Winter()
NANCY RICHLER’s short fiction has been published in various American and Canadian literary journals, including Room of One’s Own, The New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, Another Chicago Magazine and The Journey Prize Anthology. Her first novel, Throwaway Angels, was published in 1996 and was shortlisted for the 1997 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel. Her second novel, Your Mouth Is Lovely, won the 2003 Canadian Jewish Book Award for fiction and Italy’s 2004 Adei-Wizo Prize. It has been translated into seven languages. Born in Montreal, Nancy Richler lived for many years in Vancouver but has recently returned to Montreal.Visit her website at nancyrichler.com
This is a book I chose to read and study for school, and I regretted my choice right after the first chapter. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amy
Starts with a great premise but then as you read along the story goes off on another tangent. I didn't understand or relate to this story in any way. Read morePublished 11 months ago by M. Harding
Don't know quite how to evaluate this book. The premise is excellent and I thought it would knock my socks off. It didn't. Read morePublished 11 months ago by caseygirl
Half of the pages are smaller than the rest. It looks like two books sewn together.Published 13 months ago by Penn
this was an ok book. Found it quite depressing and would not have read it if it was not a book club choice.Published 16 months ago by Lucy Kukac