By David Adams Richards
In his significant new novel, the buddies of Meager Fortune, Richards explores the death days of the lumber within the mid-twentieth century. it is a transfixing love tale of betrayal, envy, and sexual jealousy, which builds to a tragically inevitable climax. it's also a devastating portrait of a pre-mechanized time, and an excellent commemoration of the passing of a global. wealthy with all of the ardour, ambition and virtually mythic imaginative and prescient that defines David Adams Richards' paintings, the chums of Meager Fortune is a profound and demanding booklet in regards to the fingers and the center; approximately precise greatness and real weak point; in regards to the relentlessness of destiny and the evil that women and men do. clever, stark, and with no fake notice in it, it cements David Adams Richards' declare to be the best novelist at paintings in Canada at the present time.