Nightfall

Nightfall

A Novel

Book - 2016
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James Hillyer, a retired university professor whose life was evocatively described in Wright's novel October, is now barely existing after the death of his beloved daughter in her forties. On a whim, he tries to locate the woman he fell in love with so many years ago on a summer trip to Quebec and through the magic of the Internet he is able to find her. But Odette's present existence seems to be haunted by ghosts from her own past, in particular, the tough ex-con Raoul, with his long-standing grievances and the beginnings of dementia. The collision of past and present leads to violence nobody could have predicted and alters the lives of James and Odette forever.
Publisher: Toronto : Phyllis Bruce Editions/Simon & Schuster Canada, c2016.
ISBN: 9781476785370
Branch Call Number: WRI
Characteristics: 171 p. ; 22 cm.

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brianreynolds Mar 30, 2017

Wow!

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fpsutka
Dec 28, 2016

This is a short and interesting novel - a quick read. However you must read his novel October first as this one is really a sequel.

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MillieBT
Sep 05, 2016

An excellent short read about an elderly couple that meet after 60 years.....I'm walking and talking and drinking and having dinner with this couple...will definitely read more of this Canadian author

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