Saturday, March 25, 2006

Alistair MacLEOD

ONE thing’s is for sure, Alistair MacLeod is one of Canada’s leading writers, one who is equally adept at both the novel and the short-story forms, though he is more well-known for his short stories.

MacLEOD Alistair [1936-] Short-story writer, novelist. Born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada. Novel No Great Mischief (1999: winner of the 2001 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the 1999 Trillium Book Award for Fiction) Stories Island: The Complete Stories (2000); As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and Other Stories (1986); The Lost Salt Gift of Blood (1976) Juvenile To Every Thing There is a Season: A Cape Breton Christmas Story (with illustrations by Peter Rankin) (2004)

Novel No Great Mischief (1999)
Stories Island: The Complete Stories (2000)


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