Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 736 pages, 3.06 × 2.07 × 0.74 in
Published: October 3, 1995
Publisher: Knopf Canada
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0394281381
ISBN - 13: 9780394281384
From the Publisher
This highly acclaimed anthology is an unexpected and discerning mix of traditional short stories and untraditional tales, as selected by one of Canada''s most beloved writers, Michael Ondaatje. He has chosen 49 stories by a wide array of writers including Alistair MacLeod, Margaret Laurence, Carol Shields, Dionne Brand, Mavis Gallant, Stephen Leacock, Glenn Gould, Alice Munro, Rohinton Mistry, David Adams Richards and many more. Full of diversity and surprise, these writings reveal the geographical, emotional and literary range of the country. Above all, Michael Ondaatje''s personal selection offers good reading and great entertainment.
About the Author
Michael Ondaatje lives in Toronto. His most recent book in Vintage
Canada is Handwriting, his 10th book of poetry.
From Our Editors
This wonderful anthology of Canadian
literature edited by Michael Ondaatje,
showcases the work of 49 multicultural voices. In From Ink Lake, you
will find short stories, both traditional and not-so traditional,
that represent the geographical and emotional range of the country.
Authors included in this stellar collection include Carol Shields,
Margaret Laurence, Mavis Gallant, Stephen Leacock, Glenn Gould and
Alice Munro. Ondaatje is also the
acclaimed author of The
English Patient, In The Skin of A Lion and Coming Through The
"A magnificent anthology." -The Toronto Star
"From Ink Lake seems certain to become one of our most
treasured anthologies." --Montreal Gazette
"Michael Ondaatje''s anthology carries the welcome message
that diversity equals cultural richness....He has to be
congratulated for producing an anthology which is also a landmark."
--Times Literary Supplement
"Michael Ondaatje has done a splendid job of creative
editing....The variety and richness of the material in From Ink
Lake is staggering." --Kingston Whig-Standard