Visible worlds: a novel

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HarperPerennial, Aug 13, 1998 - Fiction - 293 pages
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The labyrinthine plot of this second novel (following To All Appearances a Lady) by Canadian poet and playwright Bowering is almost impossible to summarize. In briefest outline: twin brothers, Gerhard ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Marilyn Bowering was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in Victoria, B.C. She completed her M.A. degree in 1973. She has worked as a University instructor, editor, a writer-in-residence at Memorial University of Newfoundland and in communications. Her first book of poetry, The Liberation of Newfoundland, was published in 1973. Since then her poetry, drama, and fiction have been published, broadcast, and/or performed in North America, the U.K., Australia, and Japan. She won the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize in 1994, the National Magazine Award, for poetry in 1978 and 1988. She was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award, for poetry, for The Sunday Before Winter. She was also shortlisted for the W.H. Smith First Novel Award, for To All Appearances A Lady and the Sony Award and the Prix Italia for radio drama.

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