The final volume in the Willow Island trilogy, which includes Figures on a Wharf and The Canasta Players, and follows the 25-year marriage of Michael Saunders and Mary Mitchell.“Tefs has an unashamed honesty in his writing, a masterful storytelling ability and an intelligent way of exposing, but not explaining, all the paradoxical motives of the human heart.”—Garth Bucholz
About the author
Wayne Tefs was born in Winnipeg and grew up in northwestern Ontario. He has edited a number of anthologies and published nine novels and a work of non-fiction. His novel Moon Lake received the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction in 2000 and his novel Be Wolf won the 2007 McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award. He lives in Winnipeg with his wife and son.