The Magpie (Paperback)

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Craig Forrester is newly home following World War I, newly married, and newly mired in social upheaval. Will he choose complacency alongside his peers, or his personal moral code? Originally published in 1923, The Magpie is a social commentary turned novel about the disillusionment that developed after the war. Set against the backdrop of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange, The Magpie offers an articulate and perceptive examination of the greed, hypocrisy, and intolerance of the 'decent' classes, the agrarian myth, the role of women in post-war society, and the evolution of moral codes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781988784137
ISBN-10: 1988784131
Publisher: Invisible Publishing
Publication Date: November 15th, 2018
Pages: 320
Language: English