Miriam Toews is the author of five previous bestselling novels: Summer of My Amazing Luck, A Boy of Good Breeding, A Complicated Kindness (Canada Reads 2006, Canada Reads Canadian Bestseller of the Decade 2010), The Flying Troutmans, and Irma Voth, and one work of non-fiction, Swing Low: A Life. She is a winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Writers Trust Marian Engel/Timothy Findley Award. She lives in Toronto.
WINNER 2014 – Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
SHORLISTED 2014 Giller Prize
FINALIST 2015 – The Folio Prize
LONGLISTED 2015 – International DUBLIN Literary Award
"Brilliant.... Delicate braids of sadness and humour. Her most accomplished novel yet."
—The Globe and Mail
"Poignant, heartbreaking, yet suffused with wit.... A stellar achievement.... A superb offering from a writer of rare originality and undisputed talent."
—The London Free Press
"Powerful and ultimately uplifting."
"Her fans will not be disappointed."
—Waterloo Region Record
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