The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir

The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir

Book - 2015
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Old vines and older grudges tangle in the Okanagan Valley. An elderly widow, eking out a living collecting detritus, seeks to avenge the murder of her friend. A love-weary security guard clashes with bounty hunters. An ursine meth-cooker faces even stranger creatures on the frozen tundra of Nunavut. As the dead walk and the living despair, a private detective unravels a bizarre mystery. In The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir , the whole spectrum of the noir esthetic is explored: from its hardboiled home in crime fiction to its grim forays into horror, fantasy, and surrealism; from the dystopian shadows it casts in science fiction to the mixture of desire and corruption it brings to erotica; from the blood-spattered romance of the frontier to the stark nihilism of literary realism.
Publisher: Holstein, Ontario : Exile Editions, c2015.
ISBN: 9781550964608
Branch Call Number: FICTION EXI
Characteristics: x, 291 p. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Canadian noir

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