The QuestionBook - 1999
By the Giller Prize-winning author ofThe Polished Hoe A finalist for the Governor General's Award When a man and a woman meet on a summer day, they begin a conversation that will change both their lives. As their words weave a web of intimacy, the man finds himself drawn into recollections of his childhood on an island in the Caribbean, and to reflections on his life in Toronto. But who is she, this woman he meets at a party? What is behind her dark secrets? What can anyone know about another -- really? As their relationship hurtles forward, he gradually finds himself part of a strange triangle of affections, until events escalate, leading to the novel's dramatic final scenes.The Questionis a brilliant, devastating foray into the mysterious and highly charged realm of relationships and colliding cultures.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c1999.
Characteristics: 243 p.