Not wanted on the voyage

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Delacorte Press, 1984 - Fiction - 352 pages
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A menacing Noah who enjoys experiments and cold-blooded sacrifices, rules over the ark's passengers, animals, people, and Lucifer in disguise

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Incredible tale and writing! - Goodreads
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I often site this as one of my favourite novels -- it both is and isn't. I first discovered it as a cynical teenager and it reinforced my burgeoning hatred of organized religion. Timothy Findley was a ... Read full review

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When reading a book I tend to prefer the first 3/4 of the book over the climax and denouement. The bulk of the book before the crisis builds the characters. It tends to set a rhythm and establish ... Read full review


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Timothy Findley's recent titles include "Pilgrim", which was a finalist for the Giller Prize and his first published in the United States; "You Went Away"; "Dust to Dust"; and "The Piano Man's Daughter". He was also the author of the acclaimed "Headhunter", "Not Wanted on the Voyage", "Famous Last Words", and "The Wars". His most recent play, "Elizabeth Rex", won the Governor General's Award for Drama. His work has won innumerable honors, including the Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Edgar Award. He was the only three-time recipient of the Canadian Authors Association Award, bestowed for fiction, nonfiction, and drama. He was an Officer of the Order of Canada and, in France, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He split his time between homes in Stratford, Ontario and the south of France. He died in France in June 2002 at the age of 71.

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