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Swann by Carol Shields
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Oct 22, 1996 | ISBN 9780679307877

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Praise

"One of the best novels I have read… deft, funny, poignant, surprising and beautifully shaped—in total command of itself and its language." — Margaret Atwood

"A brilliant literary mystery…a delightful send-up of the scholarly sideshow that surrounds a work of art." — Kirkus Reviews

"…a compelling work…exquisitely crafted…" — Globe and Mail

"Gently satirical… [Carol Shields] has a compassion for her characters that can make you ache for them." — The New York Times

"Well-drawn characters, expert writing, and silky malice are combined in an exceptionally satisfying work of fiction" — The Atlantic Monthly

"A spicily witty tale of literary malarkey." — The Sunday Times (U.K.)

Awards

Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel WINNER 1988

Governor General’s Literary Awards – Fiction FINALIST 1987

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