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Here the Dark

Here the Dark is a novel by David Bergen.

David Bergen

From the streets of Danang, Vietnam, where a boy falls in with a young American missionary, to fishermen lost on the islands of Honduras, to the Canadian prairies, where an aging rancher finds himself smitten and a teenage boy's infatuation reveals his naiveté, the short stories in Here the Dark chronicle the geographies of both place and heart. Featuring a novella about a young woman torn between faith and doubt in a cloistered Mennonite community, David Bergen's latest deftly renders complex moral ambiguities and asks what it means to be lost—and how, through grace, we can be found. (From Biblioasis)

Here the Dark is available in March 2020.

Bergen is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. In 2005, his novel The Time in Between won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His other books include The Matter with Morris, and Stranger in 2016. His novel The Age of Hope was defended by Ron MacLean on Canada Reads in 2013.

Interviews with David Bergen

David Bergen on his new novel about a young Guatemalan woman who travels to a dystopian future America to reclaim her stolen daughter. 13:18

Other books by David Bergen 

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