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The beautiful wife : a novel —Rooke, Leon.

An inventive novel about the mysteries of love, the necessity of ideals, and the links between art and politics and romance.

The house on Major Street : a novel —Rooke, Leon, author.

"Populated by media personalities, literary characters, three-legged deer-like creatures and an array of idiosyncratic Toronto neighbours, Leon Rooke's latest extravaganza is an internal and external picaresque tale whic...

The house on Major Street : a novel —Rooke, Leon, author.
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2020
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Populated by media personalities, literary characters, three-legged deer-like creatures and an array of idiosyncratic Toronto neighbours, Leon Rooke's latest extravaganza is an internal and external picaresque tale which...

Swinging through Dixie —Rooke, Leon, author.
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2017
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The two novellas and three short stories in this new collection are united by place and mood. The title novella, set in a southern post-WWII American town, sports a Watermelon Queen, a ten-year-old businessman, and other...

Painting the dog the best stories of Leon Rooke —Rooke, Leon.
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2004

Seventeen highly original tales brimming with whimsy and wit, pain and poignancy. Featuring the author's endlessly astonishing and electric imagination, and riotous humour. 2001.

Swinging through Dixie —Rooke, Leon, author.
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2017

The two novellas and three short stories in this new collection are united by place and mood. The title novella, set in a southern post-WWII American town, sports a Watermelon Queen, a ten-year-old businessman, and other...

The fall of gravity a novel —Rooke, Leon.
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2001

Joyel Daggle has abandoned her family and set out on the open road, complete with a false identity to ward off the mysterious cigarette-smoking man she thinks is pursuing her. Her husband Raoul and 11-year-old daughter J...

The Second Macmillan anthology —Metcalf, John, 1938-
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2001

A collection of short stories, poetry, literary criticism, and memoirs by Canadian authors such as Alice Munro, Carol Shields, Patricia Young and Al Purdy. Strong language and some descriptions of sex.

A good baby —Rooke, Leon.
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2005

Raymond Toker, abused as a child, discovers a newborn baby girl in the woods. At first, he wants to get rid of her. But as he tries to find her a decent home, he comes to look upon her as wondrous and innocent. Set in th...

Shakespeare's dog —Rooke, Leon.
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2005

Shakespeare's dog, Hooker, tells the story of Will's youth in Stratford upon Avon. This is a bawdy and extremely funny tale in which Shakespeare is treated with a total lack of reverence. Strong language. Winner of the 1...

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