Author: Deborah Corey
First Novels - Leagues of Their Own
by Gary Draper
Much of the book's humour arises from the interplay between Doc and others, especially his sometime roommate Doug. Read more...
|The Skating Pond |
by Deborah Joy Corey
Alfred A. Knopf Canada
246 pages $29.95 cloth
by Diana Kiesners
The Skating Pond, Deborah Joy Corey's second novel, begins and ends in January, "when the weather has stolen all there is to steal and the earth looks barren under cold skies, as if waiting." It's an atmosphere saturated with loss¨from the very outset, tragedy seems a foregone conclusion. But whom will it strike, and when? The answer is: Everyone, eventually.
Corey's landscape is one of dispossession, in this case a fishing village named Stonington on the coast of Maine. Read more...