Waken: Selected Stories of Desmond Pacey: Selected Stories of Desmond Pacey Desmond Pacey

ISBN: 9780776608921

Published: December 11th 2014

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117 pages


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Waken: Selected Stories of Desmond Pacey: Selected Stories of Desmond Pacey  by  Desmond Pacey

Waken: Selected Stories of Desmond Pacey: Selected Stories of Desmond Pacey by Desmond Pacey
December 11th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 117 pages | ISBN: 9780776608921 | 9.63 Mb

From the Canadian Short Story Library, twelve stories from Desmond Pacey, a major figure in Canadian Literature and criticism. The twelve stories are typical of Paceys story-telling technique and what emerges from them is a distinctive, evenMoreFrom the Canadian Short Story Library, twelve stories from Desmond Pacey, a major figure in Canadian Literature and criticism. The twelve stories are typical of Paceys story-telling technique and what emerges from them is a distinctive, even powerful optimism, charity, tolerance and deep understanding of human nature.

The sombre side of life is honestly portrayed and juxtaposed against the importance of love as a unifying force. These stories, presented in a simple straightforward manner, reveal man as he is: fragile, vulnerable, capable of crude, selfish and irrational behaviour, subject to defeat and despair- but also, heroic, enlightened, capable of strength, wisdom, hope and joy.



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