Life & Times of Captain N

[PDF] Read ↠ Life & Times of Captain N : by Douglas Glover - Life & Times of Captain N, Life Times of Captain N Douglas Glover s acclaimed novel The Life and Times of Captain N is now available in a GLE Library edition Originally published by McClelland Stewart the novel was acclaimed by the most respected cri [PDF] Read ↠ Life & Times of Captain N : by Douglas Glover - Life & Times of Captain N, Life Times of Captain N Douglas Glover s acclaimed novel The Life and Times of Captain N is now available in a GLE Library edition Originally published by McClelland Stewart the novel was acclaimed by the most respected cri

  • Title: Life & Times of Captain N
  • Author: Douglas Glover
  • ISBN: 9780864922977
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
Life & Times of Captain N

[PDF] Read ↠ Life & Times of Captain N : by Douglas Glover, Life & Times of Captain N, Douglas Glover, Life Times of Captain N Douglas Glover s acclaimed novel The Life and Times of Captain N is now available in a GLE Library edition Originally published by McClelland Stewart the novel was acclaimed by the most respected critics in Canada and the US and compelled The Toronto Star s Philip Marchand to call Glover one of the most important Canadian writers of his generation Set on the NiDouglas G [PDF] Read ↠ Life & Times of Captain N : by Douglas Glover - Life & Times of Captain N, Life Times of Captain N Douglas Glover s acclaimed novel The Life and Times of Captain N is now available in a GLE Library edition Originally published by McClelland Stewart the novel was acclaimed by the most respected cri

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Life & Times of Captain N

About “Douglas Glover

  • Douglas Glover

    Douglas Glover worked in the newsrooms of daily papers in Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Quebec, before publishing Precious in 1984 His byline later appeared in the book pages of The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and The Boston Globe.He is the author of two works of literary criticism, including The Enamoured Knight, a recent book on Don Quixote, and nine books of fiction, including 16 Categories of Desire, A Guide to Animal Behaviour, The Life and Times of Captain N and the best selling historical novel Elle, winner of the 2003 Governor General s Award for Fiction.Elle was also a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and was on the short list of finalists for the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award The book is now available in a new, reader s guide edition Born and raised in southwestern Ontario, Douglas Glover now lives near Saratoga Springs, New York.



285 thoughts on “Life & Times of Captain N

  • Possibly the Great Canadian Gothic Novel.Violent, experimental and unforgettable, this epic story by Douglas Glover is a fictionalized history of Hendrick aka Robert, aka Dutch Henry Nelles, the New York farmer who became a Loyalist guerilla soldier during the American Revolution and burned down large parts of New York fighting with the Shawnee and Mississauga Indians His mental and physical anger as he loses the war is contrasted with a girl kidnapped by the Mississauga who learns to accept the [...]


  • I feel like I should not have liked this book, but obviously I did It was difficult to keep track of whose POV we were in, what with the multiple first person plus the fact that they all suffered from headaches and dreams meant I was usually three or four pages into a section before I properly knew who was speaking But there s something about Douglas Glover s writing that I truly enjoy the only reason I picked this up is because I remember adoring Elle This one was no exception When I reached th [...]


  • Violent, sometimes surreal, and throbbing with sorrow and shock, this echoes Cormac McCarthy s Blood Meridian in showing how the forefathers of America built a country on a foundation of blood Binaries implode under the weight of the things men do native and white, trust and suspicion, right and wrong, and even real and fantasy make no sense in the midst of destruction.



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