"Edson’s vivid portrayal of the urban area, as well as the working class and underclass, creates a vision of Saint John that highlights the discrepancy between the pre-modern idyllic notion of life in Atlantic Canada and the more complicated reality of the region."

-The New Brunswick Literary Encyclopedia

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

There is nothing like the roar of the crowd in the home building. It does not matter if it is 20,000 in Toronto or 2,000 in Saint John; it is always monumental.

-From The Goon

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