[Andrew J. Borkowski] Copernicus Avenue [steam trains Book] PDF


  • Paperback
  • 216
  • Copernicus Avenue
  • Andrew J. Borkowski
  • English
  • 21 May 2017
  • 9781770860018

10 thoughts on “Copernicus Avenue

  1. says:

    After learning that many of the stories are interconnected I immediately wanted to read the collection again knowing I'd ha

  2. says:

    More of random thoughts than an actual critical reviewThe author did a really good job of capturing that Polish immigrant feel and the spirit of Poles Though this book takes place in Canada I can definitely see the story as being set in Chica

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    A linked collection of short stories set in Toronto's Polish community both in Toronto Roncesvalles Village from the immediate postwar era forw

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    If like myself you're a Polish Canadian and live anywhere near Toronto you know all about Roncesvalles Avenue This fictional re imagining of this iconic neighbourhood and its people hits so many powerful notes in my psyche that it may as well be a documentary Even if you're not subject to the cultural nostalgia as I am this remains a powerful evocation of a Toronto ethnic enclave in transition during the dec

  5. says:

    If you are somehow connected to the both popular yet seemingly unknown street of Roncesvalles Ave in Toronto Ontario this book will have some meaning to you but I'm unsure if you can say anything else about it other than that it's a collection of stories Roncesvalles Ave now in 2018 continues to change and evolve but it i

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    For this review and others visit the EditorialEyes Blog35 out of 5The Poland of Andrew J Borkowski’s Copernicus Avenue is a land

  7. says:

    If you have a Polish background and are familiar with the Polish community of the Roncesvalles Avenue you will love it I know the area somewhat but am not Polish so for me it was an interesting story

  8. says:

    Andrew is a local hero in our neighbourhood winning the Toronto Book Award and all that I've heard him read twice and would recommend the experience to anyone who has the opportunity The book is pretty good too I'

  9. says:

    Other than two embarrassing copy editing mistakes glaring out at me on Page 3 which caused me to feel sad about the state of publishing today and to be gravely upset on the author's behalf and another two in lat

  10. says:

    These stories were written with just the right touch It would have been easy for them to deteriorate into cheap sentimentality at times but they never do Borkowski keeps the emotion real The writing in St David's Day was exceptionally well done particularly in regards to the running of the Lancaster bomber Bork

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Copernicus Avenue

Ldiers visionaries and madmen the forgotten and the unforgettable Copernicus Avenue captures with bold and striking prose the spirit of a people who have travelled to a new land not to escape old grudges and atrocities but to conuer the. If you have a Polish background and are familiar with the Polish community of the Roncesvalles Avenue you will love it I know the area somewhat but am not Polish so for me it was an interesting story Cenote madmen the forgotten and the unforgettable Copernicus Avenue captures with bold and striking prose the spirit of a people who have travelled to a new land not to escape old grudges and atrocities but to conuer the. If you have a Polish background and are familiar with the Polish community of the Roncesvalles Avenue you will love it I know the area somewhat but am not Polish so for Sottomissione me it was an interesting story

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Rhood of fictional Copernicus Avenue Andrew Borkowski's debut collection of short stories is a daring modern take on life in Toronto's Polish community in the years following World War II Featuring a cast of young and old artists and so. If you are somehow connected to the both popular yet seemingly unknown street of Roncesvalles Ave in Toronto Ontario this book will have some meaning to you but I m unsure if you can say anything else about it other than that it s a collection of stories Roncesvalles Ave now in 2018 continues to change and evolve but it is far from the Polish hub it was when I was a child in Toronto in the 90s and early 2000s frankly it was already changing back then What exists now is a weird combination of Canadian staples like Tim Horton modern staples like a vegan juicing bar and boutiue clothing stores Copernicus Ave the fake name given to Roncesvalles Ave in the book is not from that time frame but from the post WW2 period as new Polish Canadian looked to find their place in this country and did so by forming a place for themselves on Roncesvalles Ave In some sense those are the best stories in this book the ones with culture clash and the uncomfortable feeling of being diffe

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