The Last Half of the Year

The Last Half of the Year Jason Dade quixotic hero of this s coming of age novel is on a quest He must decipher cryptic signs on his journey to meet an elusive figure known only as The Man His father Saul Dade broods r

  • Title: The Last Half of the Year
  • Author: Paul Rowe
  • ISBN: 9781771030809
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jason Dade, quixotic hero of this 1970s coming of age novel, is on a quest He must decipher cryptic signs on his journey to meet an elusive figure known only as The Man His father, Saul Dade, broods restlessly at hope, helpless to intervene Their interwoven narratives include idyllic descriptions of rural childhood, the grim spectre of war, the harsh realities of leavinJason Dade, quixotic hero of this 1970s coming of age novel, is on a quest He must decipher cryptic signs on his journey to meet an elusive figure known only as The Man His father, Saul Dade, broods restlessly at hope, helpless to intervene Their interwoven narratives include idyllic descriptions of rural childhood, the grim spectre of war, the harsh realities of leaving the nest and finding the way back home.The Last Half of the Year renews the age old configuration of innocence and experience in this, at times, darkly humourous story of a father and son whose lives cast shadows over one another across time.It is a book about generations, the passage of time, and the reckless and resilience of youth.

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    One thought on “The Last Half of the Year”

    1. Just an amazing read! Intricately interwoven and psychological at times, the reader is mesmerized up to the final page and long afterwards.

    2. This book is described as a coming of age novel, but it's actually about the onset of a serious mental illness. The main character, Jason Dade, leaves his small hometown on the Avalon Peninsula to attend Memorial University and quickly descends into the world of drugs. The story of his father's coming of age is told in parallel, as events from different years are organised by month, from July to December. Ultimately, Jason is involuntarily committed to the Waterford mental hospital a year after [...]

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