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A Bird in the House - Margaret Laurence

Ah, the profound satisfaction of picking up the right book at the right time. The subject of this first post is the novel A Bird in the House… 128 more words


Odd Writing

“When I say work I only mean writing. Everything else is just odd jobs.”

— Margaret Laurence
Hooked On Quotes

Dinner Party II

In my personal blog I recently posted a writing prompt:

You are having a dinner party for writers and you can invite five writers-
living or dead. 225 more words

Creative Non-fiction

The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence

I have been meaning to read The Stone Angel for a long time. Reaching letter ‘L’ in my A-Z CanLit Challenge was the perfect chance to finally do it. 1,284 more words

Canadian Lit

the diviners

Lately I’ve had several conversations about ethnicity and how it contributes to identity. It is an idea I struggle to understand, perhaps because my open-minded immigrant parents were the exception rather than the rule when it comes to Asian families.  511 more words


Margaret Laurence (1)

In the long run, what can you do except write what interests you, and hope that someone somewhere will find it interesting also?

– Margaret Laurence… 42 more words

20th Century

'The Stone Angel' (2)

People are always listening. I think it would be best if one paid no head. But I can’t blame Doris. I’ve said the very same thing to Bram.  14 more words

20th Century