Soothsayer by Bill MacDonaldSoothsayer by Bill MacDonald


byBill MacDonald

Paperback | March 3, 2006

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Come meet dwarfish Nigel Tillich, oracle, clairvoyant, guru, soothsayer. He sees visions, makes predictions, is never wrong. After seventeen years in a mental institution, he breaks free and turns his talents to good use. Fame and fortune do not lessen his ability. His dreams are just as vivid, his prophecies just as spooky.

Come meet Horace, Nigel´s cave-dwelling grandfather, and his brother Algernon, a Toronto hoodlum. Meet pigtailed Scorpion, his personal chauffeur, and lovely Alyssa, his Filipino chambermaid. Meet Ursula LeGros, manager of the infamous Edgewater Hotel and Nigel´s protector. Meet Yvette Malbranche, who lives in a cardboard commune under the Algoma Street bridge and loves him like a mother. Meet Rudy Heyhoe, who sleeps for ten years and is run over by a train, just as Nigel predicted. These are fine, upstanding people, who know Nigel better than he knows himself, and are happy to share their secret.
   Since graduating from the University of Manitoba, and a year in Paris studying at the Sorbonne, Bill has been a forester, arctic weatherman, immigration officer, and school teacher. He lives in Thunder Bay, selling his books and scenic photography at Fireweed Crafts Inc. His short fiction has appeared in "Geist Magazine" and "Prairi...
Title:SoothsayerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:183 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 3, 2006Publisher:Borealis PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888873050

ISBN - 13:9780888873057

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