Semper letteris mandate
Patrick Kavanagh’s fascinating tale of a small Newfoundland town in1948 on the day an iceberg lands on their shore.
After realising how many literary figures had lived in or visited Toronto, Greg Gatenby set about finding them all — or at least one hell of a lot of them. Considering its nature, the book is remarkably compelling.
Perhaps if I’d known this was to be Timothy Findley’s second-to-last book I would have been kinder in my review of his story about an immortal who attempts suicide, only to end up in Dr. Carl Jung’s clinic. On second thought — nah!
More accessible than the Toronto International Film Festival, Planet Indie’s movies are also surprisingly good. Well, some. Others, not so much.