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The Players

September 4, 2009 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780864925183
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Two French explorers arrive in Court to charm two ships from the English King. The rest, as they say, is history ... Or perhaps not. Set in the libertine era of Restoration England, The Players embarks on a voyage of discovery with compelling characters, a magical plot, and stunning imagery. A tale of beginnings and of invention, this remarkable novel takes on the 17th century with a contemporary sensibility. Here, the ability to perform -- in Court, on stage, in private quarters, and in the brutal cold of James Bay -- might save your life ... and Lilly Cole must play along with the best of them. Sly, provocative, and ingeniously funny, Sweatman's prose explores the deep well of human motivation, how instinct trumps reason when survival is in question.

About this Author

A playwright and lyricist, Margaret Sweatman is the author of three novels. Together they've won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, the John Hirsch Award, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, the Margaret Laurence Award, the Sunburst Award, and the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award. Margaret Sweatman performs with the Broken Songs Band. She won a Genie Award for the song "When Wintertime."

ISBN: 9780864925183
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 332
Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
Published: 2009-09-04

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