Canada's answer to Chekhov?
Cary Fagan began his writing career with the short story and now, after five novels, he returns to his first love.
A woman leaves her husband, a retired judge, when he refuses to give up his passion for performing as a magician ("The FloatingWife").
A young man exiled from the downtown arts scene finds himself living in the suburbs in a community of new immigrants ("Shit Box").
A widow moves to New York to confront the woman who was her late husband's mistress ("The Brooklyn Revenge").
A bank manager in a bad situation turns to his childhood obsession with Jane Goodall for inspiration ("My Life Among the Apes").