The Gospel According to Cane by Courttia Newland

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The Gospel According to Cane, his seventh book, is a coming-of-middle-age novel, but one seasoned with style and sophistication.
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After her infant son is kidnapped, Beverley Cottrell's marriage fails. Could a mysterious, lurking boy be her son?
 

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Courttia Newland's first novel, The Scholar, was published in 1997. Further critically acclaimed work includes Society Within (1999), Snakeskin (2002), The Dying Wish (2006), Music for the Off-Key (2006), and A Book of Blues (2011). He is coeditor of IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain (2000) and has short stories featured in many anthologies. He was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the CWA Dagger in the Library Award, the Alfred Fagon Award, and the Frank O'Connor Award. His latest anthology, coedited with Monique Roffey, is Tell Tales 4: The Global Village.
 
Published February 5, 2013 by Akashic Books. 258 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction
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Guardian

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Reviewed by Bernadine Evaristo on Mar 01 2013

The Gospel According to Cane, his seventh book, is a coming-of-middle-age novel, but one seasoned with style and sophistication.

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NY Journal of Books

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Reviewed by Michael Adelberg on Jan 29 2013

...it is an ambitious and interesting one. With realism and without sanctimony, Mr. Newland successfully engages some of the most difficult questions we will ever face.

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Toronto Star

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Reviewed by Nancy Wigston on Feb 08 2013

Happy ending or sad? Newland delivers a bit of both in this complex, cathartic portrait of an intelligent, if not always sensible woman, who refuses any longer to be defined by loss.

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