Barclay Family Theatre, The by Jack Hodgins

By Jack Hodgins

With The Barclay kin Theatre, his moment choice of brief tales, Jack Hodgins introduces us to a forged of characters who rework the typical international of Vancouver Island right into a wondrous international of human heat and comedian strength. there's Barclay Desmond, stuck among the targets of his mom, who desires him to turn into a live performance pianist, and his father who desires him to stick to in his steps as a logger. there's Mr. Pernouski, a true property agent and the fattest guy to experience a B.C. ferry, who believes he can provide his consumers their heart's wish. Hodgins additionally takes us in another country to eire and Japan to monitor as his humans try to reinvent themselves in new theatres of motion. via all of it, Hodgins depicts his humans suffering to centre themselves as their international rocks them into new and unexpected directions.

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