Stones

Stones

by Timothy Findley

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Overview

Stones by Timothy Findley

A brilliant collection of nine short stories that explores the realities of contemporary relationships, offers imaginative visions of urban life, and examines the divisive and destructive acts played out on the personal battlegrounds of family life

Winner of the 1988 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Mystery for The Telling of Lies, Timothy Findley has written novels (The Wars, Famous Last Words, and Not Wanted on the Voyage) much celebrated for their weighty and ambitious themes. In Stones, Findley exposes the sharp changes in the traditional institutions of love, marriage, and family through a vivid terrain of images and insightful stories. Reflecting our changing times with stunning clarity, the tales reveal the menacing and enigmatic aspects of our daily lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385300025
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1990
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Timothy Findley (1930–2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of The Wars, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as Pilgrim and The Piano Man's Daughter, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His novella, You Went Away, and short fiction have been awarded numerous accolades and are well loved both in his home country and internationally. Of his plays, Elizabeth Rex won the Governor General's Award for Drama and The Stillborn Lover was bestowed a Chalmers Award. Findley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1985 and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1996.

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