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Skulls & Bones: A Novella

Fourteen Letters from a Sailor at the End of the World

by (author) Jay Malinowski

HarperCollins Canada
Initial publish date
Sep 2015
Historical, Media Tie-In, Literary
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    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price
    $3.99 USD

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At the edge of the world, an ocean away, a sailor named Martel has retired to land. He clings to his most valued possession—a series of letters written to his granddaughter, whom he lost contact with long ago. Telling of their ancestral past, his life at sea, and the choices upon which their lives have been built, Martel’s letters illuminate the power of stories passed down through generations—stories that changed over time, and that ruptured their family narrative, tearing them all apart.

A multimedia project conceived by acclaimed artist and musician Jay Malinowski, Skulls & Bones combines original artwork and a haunting narrative into a fascinating and telling portrait of a sailor atoning for his past, uncovering truth, and finding hope in the future.

About the author

Born in Montreal and raised in Vancouver, Jay Malinowski is a musician, visual artist, and author, who truly lets the medium deliver the message. Best known for his work as frontman of the critically acclaimed Juno Award winning band Bedouin Soundclash, Malinowski first made a name for himself as a visual artist in Toronto after graduating from Queen’s University with a degree in fine art. Skulls & Bones (Letters From a Sailor to His Long Lost Granddaughter) is his first novella. Malinowski currently resides in Vancouver, B.C.

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