StoriesBook - 2013
A young nun charged with talking an anorexic out of her religious fanaticism toys with the thin distance between practicality and blasphemy. A strange bond between a teacher and a schoolgirl takes on ever deeper, and stranger, shapes as the years progress. A bride-to-be with a penchant for nocturnal bondage can't seem to stop bashing herself up in the light of day. Equally adept at capturing the foibles and obsessions of men and of women, compassionate in her humour yet never missing an opportunity to make her characters squirm, fascinated as much by faithlessness as by faith, Lynn Coady is quite possibly the writer who best captures what it is to be human at this particular moment in our history.
Publisher: Toronto : Astoria, 2013.
Branch Call Number: COA
Characteristics: 223 p.
Alternative Title: Hell going
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SPL_STARR Jun 18, 2015
"Jane salutes you from an age where to be an afficionado is to find yourself foolishly situated in the world."
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