October Ferry to Gabriola: A Novel

Open Road Media
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Paradise proves fleeting in this engrossing tale of a married couple who tries to chase away the past by immersing themselves in nature
Edited by Malcolm Lowry’s widow and released more than a decade after his death, October Ferry to Gabriola is the sentimental story of two individuals striving for sanity, inspiration, hope, and purpose in the deep seclusion of the British Columbian forest. Once the couple finds a new home in the woods, their new, off-the-grid life together becomes their last attempt at finding stability... Illuminating and joyful, October Ferry to Gabriola is a striking ode to the struggle for hope amid the purity of the wilderness—a story made all the more poignant by Lowry’s untimely death before publication.
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Malcolm Lowry (1909–1957) was a British novelist and poet whose masterpiece Under the Volcano is widely hailed as one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century. Born near Liverpool, England, Lowry grew up in a prominent, wealthy family and chafed under the expectations placed upon him by parents and boarding school. He wrote passionately on the themes of exile and despair, and his own wanderlust and erratic lifestyle made him an icon to later generations of writers. 
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Open Road Media
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Published on
Nov 6, 2012
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Pages
338
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ISBN
9781453286302
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Psychological
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