The fearsome particles by Trevor Cole

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StatementTrevor Cole.
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Pagination342 p. :
Number of Pages342
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Open LibraryOL22761357M
ISBN 109780771022838
OCLC/WorldCa122281006

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Now the Governor General’s Award finalist is back with The Fearsome Particles, a brilliantly observed comic tragedy about the widening cracks in a family’s picture-perfect veneer. “The Fearsome Particles is a workplace comedy enveloped by human tragedy, a sympathetic study of postwar trauma played to the laugh track of finely observed farce Pitch-perfect.” — John Allemang “Humour that comes froma deeper, more satisfying place The book soars.” — Quill & Quire3/5(2).

Trevor Cole (born Trevor William Cole on Febru ) is a Canadian novelist and journalist. His first two novels, Norman Bray in the Performance of his Life () and The Fearsome Particles (), were nominated for the Governor Generals Literary Award for Fiction and longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award/5.

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I have just finished reading this delightful book and thoroughly recommend it to all of my readers. I was asked by one of the authors to review. Award-winning comic novelist, author of Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life, and The Fearsome Particles was the McMaster Writer-in-Residence for fallwhen Art Waves invited him over for a conversation.

You will find his very serious take on the art of writing--even comic writing--most enlightening. Fiction could include stories by Atwood, Redhill, and Bezmozgis, as well as novels by Robinson (Monkey Beach), Shields (The Stone Diaries), Kavanagh (Gaff Topsails), and Coles (The Fearsome Particles).

Poetry will consist of one or two books of poetry, possibly Coles’s Kurgan, Lynes’s Left Fields, or Di Cicco’s The Honeymoon Wilderness.

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