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The Life and Times of Captain N. by Douglas Glover

By Douglas Glover

Douglas Glover’s acclaimed novel The lifestyles and instances of Captain N. is now to be had in a GLE Library variation. initially released by means of McClelland & Stewart, the radical used to be acclaimed through the main revered critics in Canada and the united states, and forced The Toronto Star’s Philip Marchand to name Glover “one of crucial Canadian writers of his generation.” Set at the Niagara frontier within the ultimate days of the yankee Revolution, The lifestyles and instances of Captain N. sees the progressive new international order from the point of view of the losers. Hendrick Nellis, a Tory guerrilla, has additionally been a redeemer of whites kidnapped via Indians. His son Oskar reveals himself occasionally allied with the Indians, occasionally at warfare with them. Hendrick kidnaps Oskar for King George’s military, and Oskar, haunted by means of desires and through books, is the teller of the story. The e-book he intends to write down is sketched out in his letters to George Washington and within the symptoms tattooed on his epidermis as mementos of his own Indian wars. The existence and instances of Captain N. trespasses into the no-man’s-land the place the delirium of strive against drives races, genders, languages, and concepts right into a primeval frenzy. grasp of the psyche’s primitive depths, Douglas Glover attracts the reader right into a violent and erotic emotional whirlpool. a number of the incidents within the existence and instances of Captain N. are in keeping with the lives of the genuine Hendrick Nellis and his kinfolk, and, says Glover, “I don't have any doubt their descendants and family members on either side of the border will locate a lot to bitch of.”

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