Iron Bridge

Iron Bridge

by Anton Piatigorsky


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780864926746
Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
Publication date: 09/14/2012
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Anton Piatigorsky has twice won the Dora Mavor Moore Award. Eternal Hydra, commissioned by the Stratford Festival, was called "one of the best Canadian plays of the past decade" by NOW magazine and opened in Vancouver at the Touchstone Theatre in October 2012. The chamber opera, Airline Icarus, for which he wrote the libretto, won the Italian Primo Fedora Award in 2011. He was most recently the playwright in residence for Soulpepper. His play, Breath in Between, premiered at Toronto's Summerworks Festival in August 2012.

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"An absolutely thrilling read. All six stories vibrate with rich detail and a kinetic narrative. But what makes this book truly special is Anton Piatigorsky's ability to harness and exploit the reader's pre-existing knowledge of, and chilling fascination with, his terrifying protagonists." — Albert Schultz, artistic director, Soulpepper Theatre

"An astounding collection of intricate and rigorous character studies. The Iron Bridge bravely takes us deep into the nuanced, damaged psyches of men we would prefer to think of as monsters. Thrilling, brazen, brilliant, and deeply felt. The most compelling stories I've read in years." — Sarah Polley, writer-director, Away from Her

"With an invigorating mix of classic storytelling and inventiveness, Anton Piatigorsky's pitch-perfect, acutely attuned stories delve deep, and far, and wide, The Iron Bridge is an assured, unique collection, and a seamless transition to fiction from one of our best playwrights." — Pasha Malla, author of People Park

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