Lives of the saints

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Cormorant Books, 1990 - Fiction - 238 pages
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Review: Lives of the Saints

User Review  - Ioana - Goodreads

While the language of the book is interesting and well written. I just find it oddly crude, I don't really have much sympathy for any of the characters, except maybe Vitto. It's slow, and I can't see a point or a plot to the story, granted I'm still not quite finished. It's just.... Meh. Read full review

Review: Lives of the Saints

User Review  - Krissy - Goodreads

An interesting read. I could believe this more if it was an older Vittorio telling the story of how he came to America when he was a young boy. The writing style made it difficult to believe the narrator was so young. Not sure if I will pick up the rest of the trilogy yet. Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1990)

Nino Ricci was born in 1959 in Leamington, Ontario. He earned a B.A. from York University in 1981, and a M.A. from Concordia in 1987. He spent two years teaching in Nigeria with CUSO, and one year studying in Florence. He served as one of the directors of PEN Canada from 1990-96, and as President during 1995-96. Ricci has won the Winifred Holtby Prize for Best Regional Novel for Lives of the Saints; the Betty Trask Award for Fiction; the F.G. Bressani Prize for Prose; the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award and the Governor General's Award, for Fiction.

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