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The fire-dwellers by Margaret Laurence

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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StatementMargaret Laurence
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8523.A92 F5 1969b
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26580358M

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The Fire-Dwellers. Stacey Cameron is the protagonist of The Fire-Dwellers. Stacey Cameron is an elder sister of Racheal Cameron of Laurence’s Jest of God. She leaves Manawaka at the age of nineteen and marries Cliff Mac Aindra, a salesman. At the Beginning of the novel, she is living with her four Children in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Fire-Dwellers pursues the pulp of present day [ ] but it is proof of Margaret Laurence's genius that out of such stuff she makes something deep and rich Read more User-contributed reviews Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a> ;. The central theme of The Fire-Dwellers is the difficulty of achieving genuine communication among individuals. The novel opens with Stacey viewing her life through a full-length mirror. She sees. The Fire Dwellers helps us to rediscover all the richness of the commonplace, as well as the pain, beauty—and humor—of being alive. "Stacey's state of mind is revealed in a swift-flowing stream of dialogue, reaction, reproach, and nostalgia [Laurence] is the best fiction writer in the Dominion and one of the best in the hemisphere."—4/5(6).

  “The Fire-Dwellers” is another of Margaret Laurence's famous books. I use the word “book” instead of “novel” because it entailed a weird approach that was a stream of Stacey's thoughts, instead of a clear plot and goal/5(30). The Fire-Dwellers by Margaret Laurence and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Fire Dweller Laurence Margaret - AbeBooks Passion for books. Separating from her husband in , Laurence moved to England, which became her home for a decade, the time she devoted to the creation of five books about the fictional town of Manawaka, patterned after her birthplace, and its people: The Stone Angel, A Jest of God, The Fire-Dwellers, A Bird in the House, and The Diviners. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.