Sunday, March 04, 2007

Madeleine THIEN ... Certainty (2007)

MADELEINE THIEN is the Vancouver-born daughter of East Malaysian-Chinese immigrants. Her first novel, Certainty (Faber & Faber, 2007), a richly textured and nuanced exploration of war, grief and displacement, was first published by McClelland & Stewart in Canada in 2006 and is now reaching out to a wider audience in other parts of the world. Thien has also written a highly acclaimed collection of short stories, Simple Recipes (McClelland & Stewart, 2001), which won a slew of literary awards in Canada.

THIEN Madeleine [1974-] Short-story writer, novelist. Born in Vancouver, Canada. Novel Certainty (2006) Stories Simple Recipes (2001) Juvenile The Chinese Violin (2001)


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