Hellgoing: Stories

July 27, 2013|
Hellgoing: Stories by Lynn Coady
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Winner of the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Shortlisted for the Rogers Writers'' Trust Fiction Prize. Selected as an Amazon.ca Best Book and for The Globe''s Top 10 Books of 2013.

With astonishing range and depth, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Lynn Coady gives us nine unforgettable new stories, each one of them grabbing our attention from the first line and resonating long after the last.

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.

LYNN COADY is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of six books, including Hellgoing, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers'' Trust Fiction Prize, and was an Amazon.ca and Globe and Mail Best Book. She is also the author of The Antagonist, winner of the Georges Bugnet Award for Fictio...
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Title:Hellgoing: StoriesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.58 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.58 inPublished:July 27, 2013Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770893083

ISBN - 13:9781770893085

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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