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World Fiction - Canada -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Belonged to the Sea by Denis Thériault
    The Boy Who Belonged to the Sea - by Denis Thériault

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073358 | ISBN 10: 1786073358

    A moving story of friendship and the power of imagination, from the award-winning author of The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman.   The loss of a parent brought them together. Two boys united by grief.   Set on the rugged north shore o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boat People by Sharon Bala
    The Boat People - by Sharon Bala

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780385544023 | ISBN 10: 0385544022

    Globe and Mail bestseller, The Boat People is an extraordinary novel about a group of refugees who survive a perilous ocean voyage only to face the threat of deportation amid accusations of terrorism.   When a rusty cargo ship carrying Mahindan an ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale
    A Place Called Winter - by Patrick Gale

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472205315 | ISBN 10: 1472205316

    Picked for the BBC Radio 2 Simon Mayo Book Club   To find yourself, sometimes you must lose everything.   A privileged elder son, and stammeringly shy, Harry Cane has followed convention at every step. Even the beginnings of an illicit, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper
    Etta and Otto and Russell and James - by Emma Hooper

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241003343 | ISBN 10: 0241003342

    I've gone. I've never seen the water, so I've gone there. I will try to remember to come back. Etta's greatest unfulfilled wish, living in the rolling farmland of Saskatchewan, is to see the sea. And so, at the age of eighty-two she gets up very ... more

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  • Cover image of book All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
    All My Puny Sorrows - by Miriam Toews

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571305292 | ISBN 10: 0571305296

    Elf and Yoli are two smart, loving sisters. Elf is a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yoli is divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. When Elf's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mn by Kim Thy
    Mn - by Kim Thy

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846689963 | ISBN 10: 1846689961

    Mn has three mothers: the one who gives birth to her in wartime, the nun who plucks her from a vegetable garden, and her beloved Maman, who becomes a spy to survive. Seeking security for her grown daughter, Maman finds Mn a husband - a lonely Vietn ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shelter by Frances Greenslade
    Shelter - by Frances Greenslade

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844087860 | ISBN 10: 1844087867

    A wonderful novel, spellbinding and wise, Shelter is about love, about mothering and about home.  Maggie's father is 'Mr Safety'. He knows the woods of Duchess Creek in Northern Canada like the back of his hand, and he has taught his daughter h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maid of the Mist by Bateman
    Maid of the Mist - by Bateman

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781472201317 | ISBN 10: 1472201310

    Not a lot happens in Niagara Falls. It's a sleepy Canadian town full of honeymooners and tourists, and that's how Inspector Frank Corrigan likes it. He saw enough trouble as a cop in Northern Ireland. Now he's happy dealing with parking offences and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart
    Sanctuary Line - by Jane Urquhart

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857386397 | ISBN 10: 0857386395

    Solitary, nostalgic Liz Crane returns to her familys now-deserted farmhouse to study the migratory habits of the Monarch butterfly.   A rich family history all the anecdotes and blarney of successful Irish immigrants is now tainted with s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Canada by Richard Ford
    Canada - by Richard Ford

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408831007 | ISBN 10: 1408831007

    First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then the murders, which happened later. In 1956, Dell Parsons' family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military families did following the war. His father, Bev, was a t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Selected Stories by Alice Munro
    Selected Stories - by Alice Munro

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099541097 | ISBN 10: 0099541092

    First-ever selection of one of the world's greatest living short-story writers, winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2009.  This first-ever selection of Alice Munros stories sums up her genius. Her territory is the secrets that cack ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through Black Spruce by Joseph Boyden
    Through Black Spruce - by Joseph Boyden

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780753823323 | ISBN 10: 0753823322

    Fifteen years after the death of their patriarch, the Bird Clan finds itself struggling to survive on the hardscrabble reservation they call home. On Christmas Day, the youngest of the clan, Suzanne, leaves with her boyfriend Gus Netmaker, against bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outlander by Gil Adamson
    The Outlander - by Gil Adamson

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747598770 | ISBN 10: 0747598770

    A brooding, compelling, fugitive-on-the-run story.   Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Winner of the International Association of Crime Writers Dashiell Hammett Prize, Longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eunoia by Christian Bk
    Eunoia - by Christian Bk

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847672445 | ISBN 10: 1847672442

    Eunoia, which means beautiful thinking, is the shortest word in the English language to contain all five vowels. This book also contains them all, but never at the same time. Each of Eunoias five chapters is univocalic: that is, each chapter uses ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Assassin by M.G. Vassanji
    The Assassin - by M.G. Vassanji

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847672834 | ISBN 10: 1847672833

    Karsan Dargawalla, heir to the shrine of a mysterious, medieval sufi begins to tell the story of his family and the destroyed shrine in the aftermath of the violence that gripped western India in 2002. His tale begins in the 1960s, and young Kar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lizard Cage by Karen Connelly
    The Lizard Cage - by Karen Connelly

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099502470 | ISBN 10: 009950247x

    Teza once electrified the people of Burma with his protest songs against the dictatorship. Arrested by the Burmese secret police in the days of mass protest, he is seven years into a twenty-year sentence in solitary confinement, cut off from his fami ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden
    Three Day Road - by Joseph Boyden

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780753820810 | ISBN 10: 0753820811

    It is 1919 and Niska, the last Canadian medicine woman to live off the land, has received word that one of the two boys she saw off to the Great War has returned. Xavier Bird, her sole living relative, is gravely wounded and addicted to the army's mo ... more

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