[She] is from Newfoundland - a rare and fortunate inheritance for any novelist. But she can also flat-out write, and would be a major find even if she came from Kansas (Richard Ford, author of Independence Day
Compelling and rewarding . . . surprisingly emotional, rich with human feeling and insight. Moore has a keen ear for both dialogue and a well-turned phrase, and the writing is suffused with a reckless joy (Robert J. Wiersema, Quill & Quire
'An astonishing writer. She brings to her pages what we are always seeking in fiction and only find in the best of it: a magnetizing gift for revealing how the earth feels, looks, tastes, smells (Richard Ford, author of Independence Day
From Newfoundland comes a fabulous new voice in a novel where humanity is a bizarre combination of the reptilian and the saintly. Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller, the Canadian Booker Prize and regional winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize.