The Ghost Orchard (Hardcover)

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The Ghost Orchard (Hardcover)


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HELEN HUMPHREYS is an acclaimed and award-winning author of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. She has won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, a Lambda Literary Award for Fiction and the Toronto Book Award. And she has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Trillium Book Prize and CBC Radio’s Canada Reads. Her most recent novel is Rabbit Foot Bill. The recipient of the Harbourfront Festival Prize for literary excellence, Helen Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario.

Product Details ISBN: 9781443456012
ISBN-10: 1443456012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: November 28th, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English

“Humphreys can do so much, can convey so much meaning and move her reader so completely with the starting point of a simple apple. This addition to her already lauded catalogue further proves why she is regarded as one of the country’s best and most thoughtful writers.” — The Globe and Mail

“This is a splendid book, full of memorable and vivid imagery.” — The Globe and Mail, on The Frozen Thames

“Each of its episodes has within it the capacity to do what Humphreys did with the entirety of The Lost Garden.” — Quill & Quire, on The Frozen Thames

“Humphreys has an impeccable command of imagery, and her prose finds strength in its subtlety.” — Publishers Weekly, on The Frozen Thames

“Delicate and incandescent . . . [Humphreys’s] descriptions bristle with nuance, and scenes are pared down to their bare essence.” — San Francisco Chronicle, on The Frozen Thames

“A small, beautiful and highly original book . . . one that is both eccentric and exquisite. It’s a lovely gift for thoughtful readers.” — Edmonton Journal, on The Frozen Thames

“Most curiously wonderful and splendidly written.” — The Sun Times, on The Frozen Thames

“Powerfully poetic.” — NOW Magazine, on The Frozen Thames