?Bennett demonstrates a real talent for evoking the affectless, indulgent “eccentricities’ of the surpassingly (and perpetually) wealthy . . . Bennett manages it all deftly. He can weave a tale and has the chops to keep it all in a literary vein . . . this is a good book with a crackerjack ending.” — The Globe and Mail “Bennett’s storytelling is effortless in its pace and time shifts, and his dialogue glints like a sharpened knife.” — The Walrus BackLit bonus material includes an author interview, discussion questions, and recommended reading.
Jonathan Bennett is the author of the novel "After Battersea Park" and "Verandah People," runner-up for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. His writing has appeared in many periodicals and journals, including "Antipodes," "Descant"," Globe and Mail," and "Quill & Quire." He teaches writing at Trent University. He lives in Peterborough, Ontario.