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Gold rush

David Carpenter’s sprawling novel is too episodic to entirely satisfy

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The Gold

David Carpenter

Coteau Books

CANADIAN HISTORY is inextricably connected to geography. And Canadian fiction seems endlessly absorbed with a reckoning between the land and the humans who exploit it. Saskatchewan’s David Carpenter has staked out one indelible corner of this geography in his novels and stories, which find his characters struggling – often unsuccessfully – to tame nature or bend it to their whims and desires. The people in Carpenter’s fiction – fishers, hunters, trappers – tend to work outdoors and locate their identities in their relationships (be they symbiotic or adversarial) with nature.

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