Recent Canadian Fiction

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,888 / 12 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61
LoC Category: AC
Downloads: 487
Added to site: 2010.10.15
mnybks.net#: 29280

Among many good influences which are shaping the course of the young Canadian Dominion--the sturdy Northland--toward a true and virile manhood, none is more significant and far-reaching than the growth of a strong and wholesome native literature. While it would, perhaps, be going too far to say that Canada can boast of any men of genius, in the true sense of the term, it cannot be denied that she has given birth to not a few writers of undoubted talent.

Show Excerpt

ll another tale, of an even earlier period of Canadian history, is Mr. Marquis's "Marguerite de Roberval." Mr. Marquis has chosen probably the saddest incident in the history of the continent as his theme. The principal points of Marguerite's history are generally believed to be true,--at least they are so given by all the old French historians. Parkman refers, rather cynically, to the story, in "Pioneers of France in the New World": he evidently had but little respect for the credulity of the French writers. Whether the original account be true or not, Mr. Marquis has turned it into a most delightful romance.

Mrs. Joanna E. Wood is the Miss Wilkins of rural Ontario life, and is doing for the Banner Province what Miss Wilkins has done for New England. Two books of hers were published not long ago, "The Untempered Wind" and "Judith Moore"; and a third has just been completed as a serial in "The Canadian Magazine,"--"A Daughter of Witches." Miss Wood brings to the treatment of her subject more than avera

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Recent Canadian Fiction by Lawrence J. Burpee - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Criminal Psychology
by Hans Gross
10,000 Dreams Interpreted
by Gustavus Hindman Miller
Chess Strategy
by Edward Lasker
Robert's Rules of Order
by Henry M. Robert
The 2008 CIA World Factbook
by US Central Intelligence Agency
Etiquette
by Emily Post
Business Hints for Men and Women
by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun
The Art of Money Getting
by P.T. Barnum

See more popular titles from this genre.