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Apocalypse of Morgan Turner, The

by Jennifer Quist

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Morgan Turner's grief over her sister's brutal murder has become a rut, an everyday horror she is caught in along with her estranged parents and chilly older brother. In search of a way out, she delves the depths of a factory abattoir, classic horror cinema, and the Canadian criminal justice system, as it tries her sister's killer and former lover, who is arguing that he is "Not Criminally Responsible" for his actions because of a mental disease. Whatever the verdict, Morgan -- with the help of her Chinese immigrant coworkers, a do-gooder, and a lovelorn schizophrenia patient -- uncovers her own way to move on.

About the Author
Jennifer Quist is a novelist, poet, columnist and short fiction writer. Her short fiction “Fish Story” was nominated for the Writers Guild of Alberta’s Howard O’Hagan Award. Her poetry, short fiction and essays have been published in The Globe and Mail, National Post, Maclean’s, and Today’s Parent, and she has written and voiced introspective personal essays for CBC Radio One’s Definitely Not the Opera and Tapestry. Love Letters of the Angels of Death is her first novel. Author website: http://www.jenniferquist.com.
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"The originality of this novel about grief, loss, mental illness and justice is that you feel the pain and laugh out loud. There are no glancing characters here. You see inside everyone. Central character, Morgan, is a memorable masterpiece." -- Fred Stenson

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