First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women

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Penguin, 1998 - Fiction - 272 pages
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First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Womenis the story of Andrew Halfnight, whose life-part dream, part nightmare-begins with a mother's tragic choice and ends with a lover's understanding. In between he experiences tempests at sea, relatives who kill for love and lovers who sacrifice their bodies, all the while unknowingly moving ever closer to the central mystery of his, and all existence.

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Contents

Part Two Voyage
43
Part Three St Jude
77
Part Four Te m p e s t
125
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About the author (1998)

Eric McCormack was born in a small village in Scotland. He moved to Canada in 1966 and attended the University of Manitoba. Since 1970 he has taught English at St. Jerome's College, Waterloo, Ontario specializing in 17th Century and contemporary literature. This book was nominated for the Governor General's Award for Fiction.

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