Hell & Other NovelsFront Cover

ISBN: 9780889104211 | Paperback

160 pages | Pub. Date: 19900101
6.00 W × 9.00 H × 0.5 D inches
Backlist | Fiction | Bisac: FIC029000
Rights: WORLD

Behind our everyday, apparently rational preoccupations lie the traces of a longing for sanctity and redemption. In these haunting, often chilling short stories, Beverley Daurio maps the sub-atomic space of contemporary alienation: a woman celebrates her divorce; a photographer trying to stay off drugs visits a monastery; an historian avoids facing her son’s disappearance and discovers that miracles are still possible.

“Wonderfully evocative images...well worth reading.”
Quill & Quire

“Poetic in their brevity and chilling in their intensity.”
Aritha van Herk

By Beverley Daurio

Beverley Daurio is a writer and editor of fiction, prose and poetry. She previously published works include Internal Document, His Dogs, Justice, and If Summer Had a Knife. She is currently the Publisher and Acting Editor of Paragraph: the Canadian Fiction Review and is the Editor-in-Chief of The Mercury Press. Her short story collection, Hell & Other Novels (1990), previously published by Coach House Press, is now available from Talonbooks.

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