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In the Beggarly Style of Imitation

by Jean Marc Ah-Sen
edition: Paperback
tagged: short stories (single author), literary, epistolary

Born on the twin backs of torpidity and obsession, In the Beggarly Style of Imitation is a voyage into the mind of one of the Canadian literary underground’s most unruly writers. Equal parts tribute to the historical genesis of the novel and the well-trodden subject of love, the exercises of imitation contained in this collection offer a brief su …

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Dubious Documents

A Puzzle (Wordplay, Ephemera, Interactive Mystery)

by Nick Bantock
edition: Paperback
tagged: epistolary

From the creator of theNew York Times bestsellingGriffin & Sabine series, Nick Bantock, whose work is collected across the globe.

From the creator of the bestsellingGriffin & Sabine series comes a visual puzzle book posed by a mysterious character named Magnus Berlin. Readers must study Berlin's introductory note, list of clues, and 16 multifaceted …

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Nirliit

A novel

by Juliana Léveillé-Trudel, translated by Anita Anand
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: literary, epistolary

A young woman from Montreal follows the geese to the Inuit North in this deeply felt witnessing of contemporary Aboriginal life, as shaped by decades of colonial rule and government neglect. Having worked in the North for years, Juliana Léveillé-Trudel's account of the Indigenous experience offers a portrait of a valiant people undaunted by insti …

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At this Juncture

A Book of Letters

by Rona Altrows
edition: Paperback
tagged: epistolary, literary

Alarmed that Canada Post keeps losing money, Ariadne Jensen, a woman in her fifties, pitches the CEO with a scheme to save the corporation: she will get people to start writing and mailing letters again. As an inspiration to others, Ariadne writes bundles of letters for all to see; some are historical fiction, while others are drawn from her own co …

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At This Juncture

A Book of Letters

by Rona Altrows
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: epistolary

Alarmed that Canada Post keeps losing money, Ariadne Jensen, a woman in her fifties, pitches the CEO with a scheme to save the corporation: she will get people to start writing and mailing letters again. As an inspiration to others, Ariadne writes bundles of letters for all to see; some are historical fiction, while others are drawn from her own co …

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The Death of Donna Whalen

by Michael Winter
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: crime, epistolary

When Donna Whalen is stabbed thirty-one times in her home on Empire Avenue in St. John’s, her friends, family, and neighbours believe the culprit to be her abusive boyfriend, Sheldon Troke. But the evidence is circumstantial, the testimonies tainted by personal bias and attempts at deception. Police and prosecutors face a daunting challenge, and …

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Frankenstein Murders

by Kathlyn Bradshaw
edition: Paperback
tagged: epistolary, gaslamp, literary, historical

It is the early 19th century. A young English detective named Edward Freame is assigned a case that could make or break his career. He is to track down a serial strangler, a task made daunting by the fact that the murders are three years old, and the one person connected to the victims is dead, leaving only his writings behind. It is in these writi …