The Dream King by GREGOR ROBINSONThe Dream King by GREGOR ROBINSON

The Dream King

byGREGOR ROBINSON

Paperback | May 10, 1999

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With exceptional power, Robinson exposes both the gravity and levity of relationships - formed in duty, in fear, in need - and the subtle ways we attempt to escape their persistent pull. At turns humourous, chilling and tender, Robinson's fiction displays a versatility in tone and subject that mirrors the stories of our lives, real or imagined, domestic or exotic. His writing elevates the "What If?" to new imaginary heights.

Robinson's stories have appeared in The Malahat Review, Grain, Canadian Forum, Descant, The New Quarterly and other literary magazines in Canada and the U.S. "The Dream King, " "Gaps" and "Hotel Paradiso" were nominated for the coveted Journey Prize in 1994, 1995 and 1996. Two stories published in Saturday Night were nominated for the ...
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Title:The Dream KingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:183 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.65 inPublished:May 10, 1999Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888783779

ISBN - 13:9780888783776

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With the subtlety of a master, author Gregor Robinson weaves stories that expose relationships formed in duty, fear, need and love. The Dream King shows us the humor and the absolute gravity that can be a part of a relationship while at the same time maintaining a level of wit, intelligence and unflinching observation that brings these stories into a class of their own.