Short-listed for the 2002 Governor General''s Literary Award
for Fiction and the 2002 Roger Writers'' Trust Fiction
Rescued from the dangers he faces in a Latin American military
dictatorship, writer Carlos Romero Estevez is given a new life in
Vancouver. His rescuers, a benevolent group devoted to aiding
oppressed writers, believe they''ve found a poster-boy. Carlos
thinks he''s found a new life, new freedom, and new, powerful
friends. But soon everyone''s illusions are dispelled, and Carlos
finds life in exile to be a new kind of prison.
Now available in trade paperback format for the first time,
Exile is the work of an author in full control of her
considerable talents. Award-winning author Ann Ireland is the
author of two previous novels: A Certain Mr. Takahashi
(1985 - now available from The Dundurn Group), and The
Instructor (1996). She teaches at Ryerson University, and is a
past-president of PEN Canada.