By Margaret Laurence
"Vanessa rebels opposed to the dominance of age; she watches [her grandfather] imitate her aunt Edna; and her rage from time to time is such that she may gladly kick him. It takes nice ability to maintain this tale in the increasing horizon of this younger lady and but make it so revealing of the grownup world."—Atlantic
"A poultry within the House achieves the breadth of scope which we often go along with the radical (and thereby is as psychologically legitimate as a superb novel), and even as makes use of the recommendations of the quick tale shape to bare different elements of the younger Vanessa." —Kent Thompson, The Fiddlehead
"I am haunted via the ladies in Laurence's novels as though they truly have been alive—and now not as ladies i have identified, yet as girls i have been."—Joan Larkin, Ms. Magazine
"Not considering the fact that . . . To Kill a Mockingbird has there been a singular like this. it may no longer be ignored by way of an individual who has a toddler or used to be a child."—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
One of Canada's so much finished writers, Margaret Laurence (1926-87) used to be the recipient of many awards together with Canada's prestigious Governor General's Literary Award on separate events, as soon as for The Diviners.
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A Bird in the House: Stories (Phoenix Fiction) by Margaret Laurence