Modern Classics Butterfly Plague by Timothy FindleyModern Classics Butterfly Plague by Timothy Findley

Modern Classics Butterfly Plague

byTimothy FindleyForeword byDargatz G Anderson

Paperback | May 9, 2006

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"A distilled and refined novel."
—Gail Anderson-Dargatz

It is Hollywood 1938. A great star is planning a stunning comeback, while another is bent on self-destruction. And, as dark clouds hang ominously over Europe, hordes of Monarch butterflies swarm beautifully but menacingly over Hollywood. Against a colourful backdrop of butterflies and beaches, Timothy Findley skillfully phases reality into nightmare, exploring mothers' relationships to sons, women's relationships to men, beauty's relationship to evil. Blending biting humour with brilliant perceptions of the levels of despair, The Butterfly Plague presents the movie world in all its splendour and decay.

Timothy Findley (1930-2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of The Wars, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as Pilgrim and The Piano Man's Daughter, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His other novels, Headhunter, The Tell...
Title:Modern Classics Butterfly PlagueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.75 inPublished:May 9, 2006Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143054937

ISBN - 13:9780143054931

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"Funny, colourful, brilliant—you won’t be able to put it down." — Cosmopolitan