Not Wanted On The Voyage

Not Wanted On The Voyage Review

Not Wanted on the Voyage is the story of the great flood and the first time the world ended, filed with an extraordinary cast of remarkable characters. With pathos and pageantry, desperation and hope, magic and mythology, this acclaimed novel weaves ...

Title:Not Wanted On The Voyage
Edition Language:English

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  • Regine

    It's one of my greatest frustrations that Canadian Literature has become almost synonymous with the name "Margaret Atwood." Every reading list that I've ever seen about Canadian Lit has been dominated...

  • Larry

    Joan Osborne asked in song: “What if God was one of us? Just a slob like one of us?” Findley offers an answer with his repackaging of the Noah’s ark fable. Yaweh, an ancient, self-obsessed and v...

  • Emily

    fantastic. deliciously anachronistic and playful and yet deadly serious. findley wrote biblical people as PEOPLE, and not as eons-removed, idealised prophet-gods, as they naturally come across in the ...

  • Laurie Burns

    We discussed this book last night at book club.It certainly was one to get me thinking. I was brought up Catholic. The kind of Catholic who went to church every Sunday and participated very much in ch...

  • Maria Thomarey

    3,5 ...

  • Sarah

    Having read (and disliked) The Telling of Lies , oh, I don't know, in that year known as Y2K that seems so long ago, I anticipated a rough relationship with this book, another choice for Canada Reads...

  • Nicole

    It's one thing to know, intellectually, that life as described and prescribed in the bible would have been unimaginably brutal, particularly for women, but quite another thing to know viscerally throu...

  • Calista

    I'm hesitant to call a book like this one of my favourites. I love a tale about a popular story that takes a different point of view or twist, and the narrative itself was constantly enthralling and a...

  • Meghan Eyck

    I always forget how fascinating and distressing this book is. I have read it several times and each time it pulls me quickly into the desperate tyrannical world of Dr. Noyes and his subjugated family....

  • kingshearte

    "Not Wanted on the Voyage is the story of the great flood and the first time the world ended. It is the story of who went on the ark and who was left behind. It is also the story of a divided family: ...