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Irma Voth

Miriam Toews

Irma Voth by Miriam Toews is a critically acclaimed story of love, longing, and dark family secrets from one of Canada’s most-loved authors.

18 in stock

£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571341030
Date Published
04.07.2019
Delivery
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Summary

Jorge said he wasn’t coming back until I learned how to be a better wife . . . But before he drove off he gave me a new flashlight with triple C batteries and I’m grateful for it because this is a very dark, pitch-black part of the world . . .

The closeted life of nineteen-year-old Irma Voth, recently married and more recently deserted, is turned on its head when a film crew arrives. They have come to make a movie about the strict Mennonite community in which she and her family live. Against her family’s wishes, Irma takes a job on set and glimpses the wider world and a path towards something that feels like freedom.

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Miriam Toews (pronounced tâves) was born in 1964 in the small Mennonitetown of Steinbach, Manitoba. She has published four novels anda memoir of her father, and is the recipient of numerous literary awardsincluding the Governor General’s Award, the McNally Robinson Bookof the Year Award (twice), and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.In 2007 she made her screen debut in the…

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