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Why The Year of the Flood will win Canada Reads


Why is The Year of the Flood the novel that could change Canada? Here's what Stephen Lewis had to say:

"The Year of the Flood is a brilliant evocation of a collapsing society as a result of environmental destruction with induces a terrible plague akin to HIV and AIDs. It's more than a glimpse into what's coming as a result of climate change and global warming, the savagery that occurs as well as the return to nature. And when you think of the floods in Calgary and you think about what's happening in the Philippines, then a book which has the title The Year of the Flood should be read by Canadians."

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