The Diviners (Apollo Classics) (UK Edition)

October 30, 2020
The Diviners (Apollo Classics) (UK Edition)

Morag Gunn is a writer in her mid-forties who lives in ariverside farm in East Ontario. Her eighteen-year-old daughter issuffering from a profound loneliness that she is struggling tounderstand, causing Morag to contemplate her own past.Through a series of flashbacks she reviews the painful andexhilarating moments from her earlier life: her childhood on thesocial margins of the small prairie town of Manawaka; her escapefrom a demeaning marriage into writing fiction; and her travels toEngland, Scotland and finally back to Canada, where she faces hermost difficult challenge – the necessity to understand, and let goof, the daughter she loves.First published in 1974, The Diviners is an evocative,moving exploration of one woman's search for identity.