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The Mountain and the Valley is an affectionate portrait of David Canaan a sensitive boy who becomes increasingly aware of the difference t. The author s loving description of the farm in the Annapolis family along side his lyrical description of the natural features in the mountain and the valley enhance this moving story with the twin themes of family and loneliness

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The Mountain and the Valley

Hat sets him apart from his family and his neighbours David’s desire to write is the secret that gives this haunting story its detailed. Wonderful to read this again It is a uiet story with a kind of deafening urgency to it David Canaan the protagonist is born with the condition of universality in him He is an adaptable young man and highly sensitive to his family and the rural community that surrounds him But he is struggling to develop his own voice as an artist When David closed his eyes at night all the strange horde of imagination swarmed seething into his brain the bewildering multiplicity of memory the teeming variety of perception the infinite permutations of speech Also the book has what I d still rate one of the warmest descriptions of a family advent and Christmas ever written It is a moment of sheltered childhood suspended in time for us to look at The Homelanders (The Homelanders, read this again It is a uiet story with a kind of deafening urgency to it David Canaan the protagonist is born with the condition of universality in him He is an adaptable young man and highly sensitive to his family and the Lila and Alex short story. X-Rated. rural community that surrounds him But he is struggling to develop his own voice as an artist When David closed his eyes at night all the strange horde of imagination swarmed seething into his brain the bewildering multiplicity of memory the teeming variety of perception the infinite permutations of speech Also the book has what I d still Burning Attraction rate one of the warmest descriptions of a family advent and Christmas ever written It is a moment of sheltered childhood suspended in time for us to look at

summary The Mountain and the Valley

Focus and its poignant themeSet in the years leading up to World War II and against the backdrop of the Annapolis Valley’s natural beaut. I was reuired to read this book for a Canadian Literature course in University It became of one my favourites I could really relate to some of the feelings that David has about life Burning Attraction reuired to The Numbers Game read this book for a Canadian Literature course in University It became of one my favourites I could Tall man riding. really The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory relate to some of the feelings that David has about life


10 thoughts on “The Mountain and the Valley

  1. says:

    My favorite Canadian novel of all time Buckler is able to capture moments so beautifully His writing is poetic and so clearly draws images that the reader wants to savor and cherish

  2. says:

    I loved this book both for the uality of the writing and the sensitively drawn characters This book touched me at a deep personal level which is the reason I give it 5 stars The story is centred on a family and the community they live in within a valley The valley is where they all live but it the mountain that represents their own struggles with personal demons and fears Each one is scarred and flawed in some

  3. says:

    The author's loving description of the farm in the Annapolis family along side his lyrical description of the natural features in the mountain and the valley enhance this moving story with the twin themes of family and loneliness

  4. says:

    I understand that this is a Canadian classic but I honestly wonder whether or not that's simply because we don't have much of anything else in our cultural canon This was not an enjoyable book in the slightest In fact I spent most of the time being completely disgusted by what I was readingIt seemed like Ernest Buckler was attempting to write Anne of Green Gables but for men It has many of the same story beats and follows a coming of age

  5. says:

    Wonderful to read this again It is a uiet story with a kind of deafening urgency to it David Canaan the protagon

  6. says:

    One of my favourite Canadian Lit books If I would have rated this after the first time I read it I would have given it 5 stars then I

  7. says:

    This novel contains a particular little excitement for me because the setting is the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia where

  8. says:

    It feels rude to give a book fewer stars because the protagonist is the worst but also the protagonist is the wors

  9. says:

    I was reuired to read this book for a Canadian Literature course in University It became of one my favourites I could really relate to some of the feelings that David has about life

  10. says:

    About the most uintessentially Nova Scotian Book I have ever read

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