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The Lava in My Bones

Canada Arts Connect interviews Barry Webster (Feb 2013)

Barry Webster talks about his novel The Lava in My Bones with Canada Arts Connect:

"Fairy tale and magic realism are about smashing boundaries and allow for the perception of nature as an expansive force; you could argue that realistic fiction is more suited to confined spaces. I think in some sense the expansiveness of the country we live in is at odds with the tight realism that has become dominant in our fiction."

You can read the full interview here.