Volume 11 Number 4.
You probably won't like Anna Cohen, the narrator, and she couldn't care less. She wouldn't like you, either: she doesn't care much for anyone. Not her parents, her childhood acquaintances (she didn't have any friends, apparently); certainly not her very unpleasant lovers. Passion she has in abundance; compassion not at all. This startlingly revealing novel of Anna's earthy odyssey from Australia to Canada undoubtedly requires the customary disclaimer regarding the fictitious nature of its characters and the purely coincidental nature of any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, more than any other Canadian title ever published. Pitiless, astonishingly frank, and often bawdy, sometimes very funny, this scandalously biographical novel, no win paperback, is compulsive adult reading.
Joan McGrath, Toronto Board of Education, Toronto, ON.
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