“But Alone in the Classroom is not merely a murder mystery. It mixes in layers of historic memoir, family secrets, romance and subtle hints of social commentary. Spanning generations, it’s a character study not only of the disturbing Parley, but also of the free-spirited Connie Flood. It’s also a story about obsession, childhood and the special relationships between daughters, mothers and aunts.
All of which makes for an ambitious vision and unusually literary page-turner, appropriate for an author who has comfortably become part of CanLit royalty.”
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