By (author) Lorina Stephens
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Shadow Song by Lorina Stephens
Book DescriptionBased upon a true tragedy that occurred in the village of Hornings Mills, Ontario, Canada, Shadow Song is set amid the economic ruin that occurred to so many emigres and British pensioned officers of the 1830s. It is full of psychological and cultural contrasts of two cultures at odds with one another, and an intimate familiarity with the geography of the novel, from the immigrants' miserable landing stage at Grosse Isle into the dark reaches of Lake Superior's North Shore. What the Media Say: Lorina Stephens has proven herself an engaging author. The (Hanover) Post The book Shadow Song is as diverse as the woman who wrote it. Susan Doolan The Barrie Examiner It is often the case with contemporary Canadian authors that they have a tendency to punctuate their novels with long, psychological dissertations on mundane subjects. It's as if they feel that each everyday occurrence is fraught with deep sociological undertones. Shadow Song, fortunately, is free of such meanderings. It has a good economy of words and each paragraph contains vital information. Dan Pelton Orangeville Citizen
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780973927818
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Five Rivers Chapmanry
Publisher: Five Rivers Chapmanry
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lorina Stephens
Stonehouse Cooks, Paperback (August 2011)
"Stonehouse Cooks" offers recipes, meal plans, and strategies to bring nutrition, delicious food, and fun into the kitchen and on to the table. Stephens examines the real-food revolution from both a modern and historical perspective.
From Mountains of Ice, Paperback (July 2009)
Banished from Simare's court, stripped of land, ancestral home, and title, Sylvio creates bows from laminations of wood and human bone--bows known as the legendary arcossi. After a decade of exile, he is summoned by his prince, whom he suspects of patricide and insanity.
And the Angels Sang, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Lorina Stephens
In her fifth book, Stephens presents a provocative anthology of speculative short fiction, from dystopia to utopia, written during the past 25 years.
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