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May 18, 2011

The great Canadian cottage novel

On the (near) eve of this long weekend, check out my new post at Canadian Bookshelf, and help us answer the question: does the great Canadian cottage novel have yet to be written?

8 thoughts on “The great Canadian cottage novel”

  1. m says:

    (The link takes you to your last post.)

    1. Kerry says:

      Fixed! Thank you.

  2. Kate says:

    It’s not all cottage, but Mordecai Richler’s “Joshua Then and Now” would be on my list.

  3. theresa says:

    I’d recommend David MacFarland’s Summer Gone for its bittersweet evocation of the languid and dangerous days of summer.

  4. Alex says:

    I see you mentioned “A Handful of Time” in your review. I loved that book!

    I was also going to mention “My American Cousin,” which does not take place at a cottage per se, but has that cottagy feel. The other drawback is it’s a movie, not a book. oops!

    1. Kerry says:

      I loved A Handful of Time too– Kit Pearson was a favourite of mine back in the Scholastic Book Order days. And yes to My American Cousin! It should be a book…

  5. Em says:

    I can’t see your post: the link takes me to a home page indicating that the site will be launch on the 7th of June… Should I just be patient?

    1. Kerry says:

      Yes, indeed, patience is required! Our pre-launch blog has come down as we await the real thing. But it will be back up when the site launches on Tuesday (along with so much more!).

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