Brian Moore’s latest novel, The Doctor’s Wife, has become an international best seller and Moore’s first great commercial success; paperback and movie rights amount to nearly $450,000. A long way from Moore’s penurious days as a proofreader at the Montreal Gazette.
In 1880, Constable Holmes of the NorthWest Mounted Police traveled the northern tundra throughout a fierce winter, sleeping in snowdrifts, to vaccinate the natives against a smallpox epidemic. In 1908 Inspector E. A. Pelletier and his squad survived a shipwreck and ate raw deer meat during a nine-month, 3,347-mile trek across the North to establish Canadian sovereignty.By Robert Lewis8 min
The quality of mercy is surely strained when the editors of Maclean's indulge in such vindictive journalism as the cover story on June 13, It Happens In The Best Of Families. David Cobb implies that everyone else’s view is romantic, inaccurate or both while his is the authorized version of the way it was.
John Bulloch sweeps his visitor through the Don Mills, Ontario, headquarters of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business with the force of a tornado, so that passing staff members at whom he hurls exuberant greetings are left answering the empty, swirling air.By Peter Brimelow6 min
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