The Ark in the Garden

Fables for Our Times

In this little anthology of six pithy tales of childlike simplicity, six Canadian writers offer their own wry and caustic views on everything from government cutbacks to distinct societies.

First Edition

Toronto, Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1998
Hardcover, 63 p, illustrated

Yves Beauchemin translated
by Alberto Manguel


  • MARGARET ATWOOD: A Christmas Lorac
  • NEIL BISSOONDATH: Come Said the Eagle
  • JANE URQUHART: The Axe and the Trees
  • ROHINTON MISTRY: From Plus-Fours to Minus-Fours
  • YVES BEAUCHEMIN: The Banana Wars
  • TIMOTHY FINDLEY: The Ark in the Garden



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