“Verboczy has the literary talent to make his story worth reading, uniquely painting his own experiences against the backdrop of a new life in Quebec and the province’s vision of its future.”
The beauty of the world cannot be expressed in one language alone, always the same. And a poem by Anne Hébert can even speak to the goof-off seated in the last row of the class of a regular high school in a Danish village.
“Readers knowing little about the Catholic Church might dismisss Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants as too much like inside baseball. That would be a mistake.”