NCL 34 – Turvey by Earle Birney


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Turvey by Earle Birney (New Canandian Library N34)Series One

From the Back Cover:

Turvey has justly been described as the richest, most comic characterization in contemporary fiction. The adventures of this simple-hearted man from the Kootenay Valley and the erratic progress of his military career in Canada and Europe during the Second World War are brilliantly satirical throughout. Winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1949. [Earle Birney]


Turvey by Earle Birney (New Canadian Library N34) front coverSeries Two

From the Back Cover:

Turvey has been justly described as the richest, most comic characterization in contemporary fiction. The erratic progress of his military career in Canada and Europe during the Second World War must be read to be believed. The book was winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1949 and remains one of the truly great Canadian classics. [Earle Birney]


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