Awake at a Wake — and other stories from the Margarees
by David Muise • 194 pages
DELIGHTFUL! TWO BACHELOR BROTHERS in Margaree Valley make a living cutting pulp on Crown land, jacking deer, and making and selling moonshine.
They’re elderly, pugnacious, and an eye-opening mix of canny and naive. They get into some serious fixes, succumb to the siren call of alcohol, and give-and-take with their neighbours in ways both kind and curmudgeonly.
David Muise is a well-known storyteller and recovering politician who practices law in New Waterford. Perhaps his dedication in this new collection of short stories says it all!
“To my father who introduced me to Jim and Farquhar and to my mother who wished he hadn’t.”