Ina rare coming-of-age novel that blends dark truths with upliftingtransformations, acclaimed author Miriam Toewsdelivers the story of a young Mennonite woman, vulnerable yet wise beyond heryears, who carries the burden of a terrible family secret with her during aremarkable journey of survival and redemption. Irma Voth,from the award-winning author of Swing Low and A Complicated Kindness,is a poignant and elegant exploration of one woman’s difficult odyssey todiscover her own potential—a path that leads her away from her close-knitcommunity and into the wide and unknown world beyond.
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...in the final pages of Irma Voth, Toews retrieves what was best in both the film and her novel and fashions a lovely, fresh take on that old chestnut: the transformative power of art.Read Full Review of Irma Voth: A Novel | See more reviews from National Post arts
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