Promise of Shelter by Robyn SarahPromise of Shelter by Robyn Sarah

Promise of Shelter

byRobyn Sarah

Paperback | October 15, 1997

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What a treat it is to read stories that do not seek to reduce the complexity of our lives or the ambiguities of our relationships, intriguing stories that are profound without being heavy. There are eight stories here, some very short, others long, and all worth reading, pondering and then rereading.

Robyn Sarah was born in New York City to Canadian parents, and has lived for most of her life in Montréal. A graduate of McGill University (where she majored in philosophy and English) and of Québec's Conservatoire de Musique et d'Art Dramatique, she is the author of seven poetry collections and one previous collection of short stories...
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Title:Promise of ShelterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.78 × 5.57 × 0.45 inPublished:October 15, 1997Publisher:Porcupine's Quill

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ISBN - 10:0889841926

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The stories in Promise of Shelter are linked by a common narrative intent, themes of shelter and security lost and found. Robyn Sarah wends through the real and the imagined. She plays on the motifs of keys and doors as intregal parts of shelter and security. Robyn Sarah is the author of six other collections of poetry, and a book of short stories.

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`What a treat it is to read stories that do not seek to reduce the complexity of our lives or the ambiguities of our relationships, intriguing stories that are profound without being heavy. There are eight stories here, some very short, others long, and all worth reading, pondering and then rereading.'