From the Back Cover:
“…the most accomplished fantasist writing in Canada today…” Montreal Gazette
With style, wit, a magic ear for language and a great comic sense of the bizarre, Ray Smith fills Lord Nelson Tavern with a delightful carnival of fantastic people…and original writing talents in Canada.
Meet the passionate Sarah, TiPaulo. Nora Noon, the elusive Grilse, Naseby, Lucy, Paleologue, Gould and Rachel as they romp through the seven sequences of this new and startling world. Follow them through beginnings and endings, time and space, as their lives tumble, collide and burst with love, sorrow, pain and boundless energy.