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The Shoe on the Roof by [Will Ferguson]

The Shoe on the Roof Kindle Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

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"The Shoe on the Roof is often laugh-out-loud funny despite its serious and tragic underpinnings. But it's also thought-provoking, occasionally violent and will likely stay with readers long after the last page is read."

-- "Calgary Herald"

"A powerful read.... Ferguson is a heavy-weight."-- "NOW Magazine"

"Absurdly funny."

-- "Quill & Quire"

"Another gem from this Giller Prize-winning author."-- "Canadian Living"

"Ferguson is a keen observer of landscapes and cityscapes, and has a brilliant ear for dialogue and accent.... you will never see those creative 419 emails in your inbox in quite the same way."-- "The Gazette (Montreal)"

"Heart-wrenching, fascinating, and scary .... An unflinching, ambitious work."-- "Toronto Star"

Praise for The Shoe on the Roof

"Ferguson is a skillful and original writer, and over all, the novel is full of life. . . . The Shoe on the Roof's lasting strength is in such sly jabs at the "alternative facts" and deep divisions we're now reckoning with, making it a tale for the times."

-- "The Globe and Mail"

PRAISE FOR 419

"A deeply ironic, thoroughly engaged politico-philosophical thriller from a comic writer best known for winning a trio of Leacock Awards.... You won't sleep until you finish, and then rest won't come easily. Riveting. Provocative."-- "The Globe and Mail" --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

Will Ferguson is the author of four novels, including 419, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. A three-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, he has been nominated for both a Commonwealth Prize and an International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His most recent novel, The Shoe on the Roof, was an instant national bestseller. Will Ferguson lives in Calgary. Visit him at WillFerguson.ca. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • ASIN : B06ZZ1YD8L
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster (17 October 2017)
  • Language: : English
  • File size : 1556 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 384 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 14 ratings
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3.0 out of 5 stars ... books by Will Ferguson and count them amongst my favourite books, giving them both my rare 5 star ...
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5.0 out of 5 stars I love Will Ferguson's writing
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5.0 out of 5 stars Such a good book
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4.0 out of 5 stars Psychiatry on trial
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