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Biography & Autobiography Historical

Canadian Literary Bundle

Susanna Moodie / Gabrielle Roy / Robertson Davies / Mazo de la Roche

by (author) Nicholas Maes, Heather Kirk, Anne Cimon & André Vanasse

Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2013
Historical, Literary, General
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Presenting four titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. In these books we explore Canada’s literary heritage. Canadian letters have a prominent place in world literature, and its renown can be traced to authors such as these. Profiled are: pioneer chronicler of the wilderness Susanna Moodie, renowned novelist Robertson Davies, Quebec fiction writer Gabrielle Roy, and early twentieth century bestseller Mazo de la Roche.


  • Susanna Moodie
  • Mazo de la Roche
  • Gabrielle Roy
  • Robertson Davies

About the authors

Nicholas Maes is a high-school history teacher and also teaches classics at the University of Waterloo. His previous novels for young people are Crescent Star, Locksmith and Laughing Wolf, which was nominated for the Snow Willow Award. Maes is also the author of Robertson Davies: Magician of Words. He lives in Toronto.

Nicholas Maes' profile page

Heather Kirk has written professionally for more than thirty-five years, producing newspaper and magazine articles, scholarly articles, radio scripts, poetry, and fiction. She has also taught for more than twenty-five years in universities and colleges. Recently she has authored four books for young people. She currently lives in Barrie, Ontario.

Heather Kirk's profile page

Anne Cimon is a writer and poet, living near Montreal, Quebec. She has published four books of poetry. Cimon has also worked as a freelance writer for many years and her book reviews and literary articles have been published in many Canadian and U.S. magazines and newspapers.

Anne Cimon's profile page

André Vanasse obtained a Ph.D. in literature from the Université de Paris-Vincennes. He is vice-chairman and editorial director of XYZ éditeur. He is directs the Romanichels and the Étoile variables collections, and is editor of the literary magazine Lettres Québécoises. André also writes novels and essays.

André Vanasse's profile page

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