By Colin McAdam
Publish yr note: First released March twenty sixth 2004
In his hugely acclaimed debut novel, Colin McAdam depicts the fight among males fascinated with development a city's destiny: developer Jerry McGuinty, blue collar, home made, a grasp craftsman, and Simon Struthers, a civil servant from a well known, prosperous historical past who shapes land-use coverage. Jerry has a blind spot for his alcoholic spouse, and Simon strikes among ladies, fed on by means of a frantic vacancy. while their tales start to intertwine, their lives and targets are set on a collision path. A richly saw tale of relatives, classification, love and the person contributions we make to the bigness of the realm, Some nice Thing is a strong paintings from probably the most fascinating voices of his generation.
From the exchange Paperback edition.
John Llewellyn Rhys Prize Nominee (2004), Amazon.ca First Novel Award (2004)