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A Globe and Mail Best Book
“I don't want to diminish the accomplishment of this book by using tired adjectives of description (brilliant, compelling, rich, dramatic, sexy) or understate the power of the characters (funny, strong, tragic, brave and, yes, sexy) — so I'll simplify: the best book I've read in a long, long time; it deserves to be a contender for every major literary prize this fall."
—CBC.ca, Linden MacIntyre, Author of The Bishop’s Man
Praise for Good to a Fault:
"... absolutely ingenious. As you were going along, you were thinking--turning the pages-- 'This is simply delightful.'"
— Colm Toibín
Marina Endicott's previous novel, Good to a Fault, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, Canada and the Caribbean, and was a finalist for the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her first novel, Open Arms, was shortlisted for the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Endicott has been an actor, director, playwright and editor, and now lives in Edmonton, Alberta.See all Product Description
It took a long time to get into this book. I could easily put it down and come back to it. Halfway through though I started to want to know where their journeys through vaudeville... Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2012 by mommyx2
Well written but not engaging at all! I'm sure it is an accurate reflection of what life was like in vaudeville but nothing much happens throughout most of the book and the... Read morePublished on Dec 6 2011 by bookworm