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The Wars

Penguin Modern Classics Edition

by Timothy Findley

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Timothy Findley is one of Canada's best-loved and most enduring writers. He is the author of numerous best-selling novels, short story collections and plays. His awards include the Governor General's Award for Fiction, the Edgar Award, and the Canadian Booksellers Association Author of the Year Award. Timothy Findley divides his time between his new Stratford, Ontario, home and the south of France. His best-selling novels include The Wars, Not Wanted on the Voyage, Headhunter, and The Telling of Lies. Timothy Findley was born in 1930 in Toronto. As a young man, he studied dance and later, with considerable success, acting. With his third novel, The Wars (1977), Findley received both recognition as a major Canadian writer and the Governor General's Award. During this early stage of his writing career, Findley also wrote scripts for television, radio, and film. Findley's work has been widely translated and he has achieved and international reputation. His awards and honours include the Canadian Authors Association Award, the Order of Canada, and the Trillium Award, and he has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.
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Timothy Findley (1930–2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of The Wars, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as Pilgrim and The Piano Man's Daughter, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His novella, You Went Away, and short fiction have been awarded numerous accolades and are well loved both in his home country and internationally. Of his plays, Elizabeth Rex won the Governor General's Award for Drama and The Stillborn Lover was bestowed a Chalmers Award. Findley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1985 and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1996.

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