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Dirty Birds

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  • Publisher:
    Breakwater Books, 2020
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Author: Murray, Morgan

    "The narrative voice in Dirty Birdsreminds me a bit of the dry comic you find reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, only this unfortunate protagonist, named Milton Ontario, (not to be confused with Milton, Ontario) journeys from Bellybutton, Saskatchewan to live in a dirty closet he found on Craigslist - dans le metropolis of Montreal... All so he can be a poet like his hero, Leonard Cohen. Morgan Murray fills his pages with dialogue spoken in hilarious Canadian vernacular, something that so rarely meets the page in popular fiction, interspersed with his own black and white illustrations, and the most epic footnotes detailing facts from Canada's history the way you wish you had heard them in high school.".

    Subject(s): Fiction | General | Humorous | Literary | Satire
    Original Publisher: St. John's, Breakwater Books
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781550818086, 1550818082
    Collection(s)/Series: Leacock Medal 2021