By Douglas Glover
Shortlisted, Governor General’s Award for Fiction
A consultant to Animal Behaviour is a gorgeous number of tales via an writer who's speedy turning into one of many nice, cutting edge tale writers of his iteration. Following at the heels of his extensively acclaimed comedian novel, The South Will upward thrust at Noon, Douglas Glover’s new assortment smashes the entire fictional moulds. Urbane, trendy, and off-beat, the tales during this assortment contact the lives of an astounding array of characters whose universal adventure is of an international that's wayward but choked with marvels: a born-again Christian from Kentucky who loses his reminiscence and finally ends up discovering real love in glitzy Bel Air; ladies who fall in love in simple terms to be parted whilst one dies of melanoma; a guy who is going to reside in a cardboard field whilst his spouse leaves him for the chief of a Toys R Us shop; an eighteenth-century Canadian pioneer who believes he's being persecuted via witches. this is often subtle fiction at its top. A maximalist author of rules, he packs his sentences with strength, exuberant imagery and remarkable turns of thought.
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A Guide to Animal Behaviour by Douglas Glover