Acclaimed for both his fiction and non-fiction works. Charles Foran has created another accomplished and exhilarating novel. Butterfly Lovers is the story of David, divorced Montrealer at odds with everyone in his life, who has one chance to re-invent himself in post-Tiananmen Beijing.
David's story is a triumph of beautifully assured narrative. moving effortlessly between the vividly drawn locales of Montreal and Beijing and between past and present. A dozen different voices speak eloquently; the end result is an intelligent and moving exploration of our fragile, guarded identities and our tentative forays into discovering who we really are. Effortlessly and intricately textured, Butterfly Lovers is another superb read from a talented writer.
About the author
CHARLES FORAN is an award-winning journalist and author of ten books, including four previous novels. His biography Mordecai: The Life and Times won the Charles Taylor Prize, the Governor General’s Award, the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Literary Nonfiction and the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award. He holds degrees from the University of Toronto and University College, Dublin. He lives in Toronto.
Other titles by Charles Foran
Just Once, No More
On Fathers, Sons, and Who We Are Until We Are No Longer
Extraordinary Canadians: Maurice Richard
The Last House Of Ulster
A Family in Belfast - 10th Anniversay
The Story Of My Life (so Far)
House On Fire
The Life & Times
Join the Revolution, Comrade
Journeys and Essays