Hooked on Canadian Books

Hooked on Canadian Books ➪ Hooked on Canadian Books Read ➲ Author T.F. Rigelhof – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk Having Been A Contributing Reviewer For The Globe And Mail Forthan Twenty Years, T.F Rigelhof Knows Good Literature This Conversational Survey Of The Novels Published Since 1984 Presents His Readings Of Well Known Canadian Writers While Bringing The Work Of Newer And Lesser Known Voices Todeserving Attention. T.F Rigelhof presents an impressive work of literary criticism, highlighting the country s great talent since 1984 But it sthan just a criticism, it s a celebration of Canadian literature with works from over a hundred writers from Michael Ondaatje to Timothy Findley to Yann Martel Newer lesser known writers are also featured, who have affected Rigelhof in some way, such as Brad Smith,a carpenter by trade he s also been a farmer, a railway signalman, insulator, truck driver he s f T.F Rigelhof presents an impressive work of literary criticism, highlighting the country s great talent since 1984 But it sthan just a criticism, it s a celebration of Canadian literature with works from over a hundred writers from Michael Ondaatje to Timothy Findley to Yann
I got this book as a Christmas gift about 5 years ago I initially thought it was a collection of short stories by Canadian authors but, instead, it s a list of the authors favourite Canadian novels and authors from 1984 on I took a Canadian Literature course at university back in 1976 so it seemed to be a perfect book to maybe give me some ideas for possible new Canadian authors It was an interesting book,than just a list of books Rather each section of authors followed a theme and eac I got this book as a Christmas gift about 5 years ago I initially thought it was a collection of short stories by Canadian authors but, instead, it s a list of the authors favourite Canadian novels and authors from 1984 on I took a Canadian Literature course
Whether you re Canadian or not a reader or writer, I recommend you pick up this book Really interesting and packed full of great quotes, information, and thoughts on writing and publishing and just all s
I keep meaning to readCanadian books, but my list of Canadian literature was so long I didn t know where to start I picked this publication up in order to narrow down my list and hopefully find books that would be worth reading Riglehof presents a well thought out list of modern Canadiana with summaries that should provide insight into whether or not we as readers might be interested in the subject matter in fact, all of the books sound worthwhile That said, there are a few glarin
Over the years I ve picked up many books that discuss what to read or the best novels ever All have been useful but Rigelhof s Hooked on Canadian Books is the best of the lot RIgelhof s method is based on his long experience as a reviewer, his attention to the details of the book and his deep knowledge of the subject Each book that he discusses is given a brief plot summary, often with quotations, and his opinions contrasted with other reviewers The book is enhanced by being exclusive and co Over the years I ve picked up many books that discuss what to read or the best novels ever All have been useful but Rigelhof s Hooked on Canadian Books is the best of the lot RIgelhof s method is based on his long experience as a reviewer, his attention to the details of the book and his deep knowledge of the subject Each book that he discusses is given a brief plot summary, often with quotations, and his opinions contrasted with other reviewers The book is enhanced by being exclusive and containing only what Rigelhof
did not enjoy or learn as much as expected

➪ Hooked on Canadian Books  Read ➲ Author T.F. Rigelhof – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 356 pages
  • Hooked on Canadian Books
  • T.F. Rigelhof
  • English
  • 22 June 2017
  • 1897151756