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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Carole Gerson

Carole Gerson is the author of many publications on early Canadian literature and book history, and is a professor in the English Department at Simon Fraser University.

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Carole Gerson

Maud’s Darkening Gables

How the world wars shaped L.M. Montgomery’s character—and characters July–August 2017
War is not a topic generally associated with L.M. Montgomery, best known as an author of entertaining stories whose conflicts and sorrows usually resolve cheerfully. But Montgomery well knew that happy endings belong to the realm of romance rather than reality. As her own difficult life unfolded, from her birth in 1874 until her death in…