In these deftly imagined stories, R.L. Prendergast celebrates a love of reading and the idiosyncratic ways that storytelling knits people together across generations. A chain of linked voices, each smartly and vividly evoked, reminds us how worlds created on the page can simultaneously transform us and allow us to find ways to be most true to ourselves. --Catherine Bush, author of Claire's Head, a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year.
What a fascinating book! I was caught as to whether to stop and reflect on the underlying philosophic message or to read on to satisfy my curiosity on how the story was going to unfold. So I read it twice all in one sitting! --Dr. Marion Allen, Professor, University of Alberta