Our protagonist here is Jacob, an anglophone Montrealer immersed in a complicated loneliness of the soul. He is surrounded by empty friendships, unrequited passions, undue antagonisms, and even a fatal attraction. There is deft observation and much emotion. This may all sound excessively cluttered, but Yanofsky's prose is capable of handling the action.
|Publisher:||Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.57(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.67(d)|
About the Author
Joel Yanofsky's first collection of stories, Homo Erectus ... And Other Popular Tales of True Romance was published by Nuage Editions in 1996. He teaches journalism at Concordia University. Yanofsky's reviews and articles have appeared in The Village Voice, Canadian Geographic, Chatelaine, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and The Montreal Gazette, among others.