With vivid and unflinching prose, Nicole Lundrigan has created a riveting and deeply human saga of the persistence of evil and the depths and limits of love.

When Roy Trench is killed in a drunken prank gone wrong, his brother Lewis sees blood on the hands of the man responsible: the abusive alcoholic, Eli Fagan. Though the courts rule the death an accident, the event opens a seam of hate between the two families of Knife's Point, Newfoundland.

Desperate to smother the painful past with love, Lewis marries Wilda, and the pleasure he takes in their two children -- Melvin and Toby -- recalls the happier days of his childhood with Roy. But as he watches his small family fracture, the darkness of the past begins to cloud the present, leading Lewis back to Eli Fagan -- and his watchful stepson, Garrett Glass.

In the style of Newfoundland literature, established by Michael Crummey and Lisa Moore, Glass Boys is the haunting story of an unforgivable crime that brings two families to the brink.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Deftly walks the line between light and dark, hope and fear, with dazzling honesty and truth." - Ami McKay


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June 2011 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Glass Boys: A novel
Author(s): Nicole Lundrigan
ISBN: 1-55365-797-7 / 978-1-55365-797-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
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July 2011 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Glass Boys: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Lundrigan
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU