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Ruined Stars

by (author) R.M. Vaughan

ECW Press
Initial publish date
Nov 2004
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    Publish Date
    Nov 2004
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Ruined Stars combines a penchant for formal experimentation with a unique, often engagingly puzzling devotion to language and its limits. It explores the author's obsession with travel, magic, and sex and includes baroque feats of word play, some gossipy asides, and the insights of a questioning heart.

About the author

RM Vaughan is a Toronto-?based writer and video artist originally from New Brunswick. His books include the poetry collections A Selection of Dazzling Scarves and Invisible to Predators, the novel A Quilted Heart, the play Camera, Woman and the novel Spells (ECW). Vaughan was the 1994-?95 Playwright in Residence at Buddies in Bad Times, and he writes about art and culture for a wide range of publications.

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Editorial Reviews

"It's the extravagance of Vaughan's vision, together with his lyricism and humanity, that make it possible to walk with him into the darkness, into the place where we are all alone." — Globe and Mail

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