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David Adams Richards

David Adams Richards

essays on his works

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Published by Guernica in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richards, David Adams -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-156).

    Statementedited by Tony Tremblay.
    SeriesWriters series -- 16, Writers series (Toronto, Ont.) -- 16.
    ContributionsTremblay, Tony, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.R465 Z56 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. ;
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18716010M
    ISBN 101550711997
    LC Control Number2004101875

    The day before I met with him, David Adams Richards' most recent book, Mercy Among the Children, had been nominated for the Giller Prize, one of Canada's most coveted literary clearly pleased and possibly chuffed by this turn of events, Richards is coy about the nomination.   Mary Cyr boasts all the elements of a successful David Adams Richards novel: a protagonist with an outdated code of honour; a sociopolitical landscape overrun by politically correct types both.

    Principles to Live By by David Adams Richards Grounded in the Christian doctrine of self-sacrifice and original sin, the unflinching moral vision of David Adams Richards has set his work in opposition to the relativist, humanist worldview espoused by the majority of Canadian authors, critics, and academics. At the age of twelve, Sidney Henderson, in a moment of anger, pushes his friend Connie Devlin off the roof of a local church. Looking down on Connie's motionless body, Sidney believes he is dead. Let Connie live and I will never harm another soul, Sidney vows. At that moment, Connie stands up and, laughing, walks the years that follow, the brilliant, self-educated, ever /5(21).

    From David Adams Richards, winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award, comes a magnificent and haunting novel about the entwinement of remembered love and unforgotten hate. Spanning generations, River of the Brokenhearted tells the life and legacy of Janie McCleary, a strong-willed Irish Catholic girl who dares to marry a man Released on: Aug   "Mercy Among the Children is a masterpiece." —Maclean's "With Mercy Among the Children, David Adams Richards assures his place among the CanLit canon as one of this country’s greatest authors. Unrelenting, bleak and grim, the novel delivers its story with the force of an old testament prophet/5(53).


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