Modern Classics Not Wanted On The Voyage

Paperback | May 12, 2006

byTimothy FindleyForeword byPaul Quarrington

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Not Wanted on the Voyage is the story of the great flood and the first time the world ended. It is a brilliant, unforgettable drama filled with an extraordinary cast of remarkable characters: the tyrannical Noah and his indomitable wife, Mrs. Noyes; the aging and irritable Yahweh; a chorus of singing sheep; and a unicorn destined for a horrible death. With pathos and pageantry, desperation and hope, magic and mythology, this acclaimed novel weaves its unforgettable spell.

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Not Wanted on the Voyage is the story of the great flood and the first time the world ended. It is a brilliant, unforgettable drama filled with an extraordinary cast of remarkable characters: the tyrannical Noah and his indomitable wife, Mrs. Noyes; the aging and irritable Yahweh; a chorus of singing sheep; and a unicorn destined for a...

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"An impassioned fable...[Findley’s] prose rises to the heights of astonishing brilliance, with moments of great beauty and pathos." — The Times Literary Supplement (London)

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...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.72 × 5.12 × 0.98 inPublished:May 12, 2006Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0143055070

ISBN - 13:9780143055075

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"A dazzling display of literary thaumaturgy, magic in its purest sense..." - Paul Quarrington