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Spadework

Timothy Findley

Spadework

a novel

by Timothy Findley

  • 104 Want to read
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Published by HarperCollins in Toronto .
Written in


Edition Notes

StatementTimothy Findley.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 520 p. ;
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19811622M
ISBN 100006485014
OCLC/WorldCa48905940

My Gen Book Club: Home > A & E > Books 'Spadework' by Timothy Findley. Findley novel doesn't dig deep enough. Sunday, Aug By Mark Kemp: Spadework. By Timothy Findley. HarperCollins $ Much-loved Canadian writer Timothy Findley, who died in June, has become a cultural institution north of the border. His literary legacy.   A story that ripples with ever-widening repercussions, a sensual, witty, and completely absorbing novel, Spadework is another Timothy Findley winner. About the author: Timothy Irving Frederick Findley (Octo – J ) was a Canadian novelist and playwright. He was also informally known by the nickname “Tiff” or “Tiffy.


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