Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Review of The Wolsenburg Clock in Prairie Fire Review of Books

Prairie Fire Review of Books, Vol. 11, No. 1 (2011)

The Wolsenburg Clock
by Jay Ruzesky
Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 2009, ISBN 978-1-897235-62-1, 172 pp., $18.95 paper.

Reviewed by Gillian Harding-Russell
Gillian Harding-Russell lives, reviews, edits, teaches and writes in Regina. Her latest collection of poetry is I forgot to tell you (Thistledown Press, 2007).

The Wolsenburg Clock is a book at once human and spiritual, replete with colourful characters from three discrete historical periods (four, if we count the narrator’s own post–Second World War period) who act and react in ways that reflect then-current views of science and religion in eloquent and insightful passages of philosophical subtlety.  ...

Read the entire review here.

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