“This is literature of the outsider, an artful antisocial novel.”
Read an excerpt from the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist.
“She thought, if I can balance on one leg for ten seconds, I won’t cry. If I fall, I’ll cry. She fell.”
“Life is made up of conflict, pleasure, harmony, and dissonance. The same elements are found in music, art, and the novels of Eric Dupont.”
“Darkness is everywhere on the reader’s descent.”
“The islands are dropped words, outstripping thought. Like splattered chapters. Heading in every direction.”