The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir Old vines and older grudges tangle in the Okanagan Valley An elderly widow eking out a living collecting detritus seeks to avenge the murder of her friend A love weary security guard clashes with bo

  • Title: The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir
  • Author: Claude Lalumière David Nickle Shane Simmons Kelly Robson Steve Vernon Edward McDermott Simon Strantzas Hermine Robinson
  • ISBN: 9781550964608
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Paperback
  • Old vines and older grudges tangle in the Okanagan Valley An elderly widow, eking out a living collecting detritus, seeks to avenge the murder of her friend A love weary security guard clashes with bounty hunters An ursine meth cooker faces even stranger creatures on the frozen tundra of Nunavut As the dead walk and the living despair, a private detective unravels a biOld vines and older grudges tangle in the Okanagan Valley An elderly widow, eking out a living collecting detritus, seeks to avenge the murder of her friend A love weary security guard clashes with bounty hunters An ursine meth cooker faces even stranger creatures on the frozen tundra of Nunavut As the dead walk and the living despair, a private detective unravels a bizarre mystery In The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir, the whole spectrum of the noir esthetic is explored from its hardboiled home in crime fiction to its grim forays into horror, fantasy, and surrealism from the dystopian shadows it casts in science fiction to the mixture of desire and corruption it brings to erotica from the blood spattered romance of the frontier to the stark nihilism of literary realism.

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      Published :2018-03-24T04:41:27+00:00

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    1. I always find anthologies hard to rate because short stories aren't my favorite. There's something to be said for a good short story, but I always find that I'm wanting more, or at least longer stories. Canadian Noir was not like I expected - and to be honest, I wasn't sure what to expect, perhaps a bunch of variations of The Maltese Falcon done with a Canadian or speculative fiction approach. What I got instead was a huge variety of stories, ranging from contemporary horror to the takes on myth [...]

    2. I'm an American who loves Canada, traveling there at least a couple times a year. And the stereotype, of course, is of an openness and friendliness of Canadians that stands in stark contrast to the coarseness of Americans. By and large, my experience has conformed to those stereotypes. Though there is, of course, no logical reason to think that Canadians have as much a dark aspect to their soul as anyone else (given human nature), an inbred sense of civility and manners seems to mask and/or keep [...]

    3. "What we do know is that life on earth is becoming increasingly intolerable, that inhumanity is becoming the norm. In "Fern Leaves Unfurling in the Dark Green Shade," David Menear draws a blueprint for misanthropy. We can't look away."Linda Rogers van Krugel, Vancouver Sun

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