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Fiction Sagas

The Song of Lambert

by (author) Mazo de la Roche

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2015
Category
Sagas, Historical, Classics
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781459734586
    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price
    $9.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459732353
    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price
    $9.99

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From the author of the bestselling Jalna series comes a story of a grouchy South-Pole explorer befriends a singing lamb.

Lambert, a little lamb with an angelic singing voice, is carried off to the South Pole by rich, grouchy Mr. Van Grunt, who plans to eat him one day. Instead, the two become best friends and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.

About the author

Mazo de la Roche, in 1927, was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from The Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller and was eventually adapted for stage, screen, and television. Known for creating unforgettable characters that come to life for her readers, Mazo de la Roche is truly an icon of Canadian literature.

In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller. In 1929, the sequel Whiteoaks also went to the top of bestseller lists. Mazo went on to publish 16 novels in the popular series about a Canadian family named Whiteoak, living in a house called Jalna. Her success allowed her to travel the world and to live in a mansion near Windsor Castle. Mazo created unforgettable characters who come to life for her readers, but she was secretive about her own life and tried to escape the public attention her fame brought.

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