!!> BOOKS ✻ The Canadian Don Quixote: The Life and Works of Major John Richardson, Canada's First Novelist ✴ Author David R. Beasley – Thomashillier.co.uk

The Canadian Don Quixote: The Life and Works of Major John Richardson, Canada's First Novelist A Nice Combination Of Canadian History, Romantic Biography, And Literary Research, The Book Is Not Only A Good Read But Includes A Bibliography, Index And Other Material Actually It Is A Roaring Good Adventure Yarn About A Highly Eccentric Dreamer And Author Of Gothic Novels A Major Entry This Year.Library Journal New York.The Life Of John Richardson Reads Like One Of His Novels David Beasley Does Justice To This Richardson, And What A Story The Canadian Don Quixote Is Army Service, Gambling, Duels Everywhere, A Happy Marriage, Constant Litigation, And Constant Writing Even This Summary Only Begins To Highlight The Rich Vitality Of John Richardson S 56 Years The London Free Press London, Ont.If His Life Is A Dream, David Beasley Has Anchored It Very Firmly In The Social Reality Of The Time His Whole Work Teems With Such Careful, Loving Research And This Makes His Biography Of Richardson Not Only A Good Read But The Fulfillment Of What S Usually Called An Aching Void James Reaney, Brick Toronto.


4 thoughts on “The Canadian Don Quixote: The Life and Works of Major John Richardson, Canada's First Novelist

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    John Richardson s work is barely remembered today His most famous novel, Wacousta, was a bigger hit when it was made readable by another author than the original ever was But he was a fascinating wildman of Canadian literature politics 15 year old volunteer in the War of 1812, hard core Tory fighting the colonials who d dare to govern themselves, mercenary who served in Spain, govt enforcer during the rio...


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