The Antagonist

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House of Anansi, Aug 3, 2011 - Fiction - 352 pages
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From bestselling novelist Lynn Coady comes an unforgettable, unflinching story of a life gone wrong.


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What makes a bully tick? In the case of Gordon Rankin—"Rank" to his friends—the external hulk does not really mirror the inner self, who fears his own strength and is reluctant to engage. As the ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Lynn Coady is a novelist and essayist whose fiction has been garnering acclaim since her first novel, Strange Heaven, was published and subsequently nominated for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction when she was twenty-eight. Her short story collection Hellgoing won the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s most prestigious literary award, for which her novel The Antagonist was also nominated in 2011. Her books have been published in the UK, US, Holland, France, and Germany. Coady has been a journalist, magazine editor, and advice columnist, and is currently writing for television. She divides her time between Edmonton and Toronto. Follow her on Twitter @Lynn_Coady.

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