Andrew Davidson reads from his highly anticipated and widely reviewed debut novel, The Gargoyle; Terry Fallis presents his debut novel, The Best Laid Plans, the 2008 winner of the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour; and award-winning author Fred Stenson reads from his eighth book of fiction, The Great Karoo.
Andrew Davidson has worked as a teacher in Japan, where he has lived on and off, and as a writer of English lessons for Japanese websites.
On a burn ward, a man lies between living and dying, so disfigured that no one from his past life would even recognize him. His only comfort comes from imagining various inventive ways to end his misery.
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