Joseph Boyden

The Orenda

Added on March 9, 2014

The Orenda Joseph Boyden Hamish Hamilton, Canada, 2013 Boyden’s newest novel is the story of the early 17th century French conquest of Canada from the viewpoint of both the conquerors and the conquered — an historical epic about a French missionary caught between warring Native tribes. It is a violent and visceral story of war [...]

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Through Black Spruce

Added on October 3, 2013

Through Black Spruce Joseph Boyden Viking, Canada, 2008 Through Black Spruce is the second novel in a planned trilogy. It won the 2008 Giller Prize and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, among others. Boyden, part Metis, is one of Canada’s most gifted young writers. Three Day Road, Boyden’s debut novel and the [...]

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Three Day Road

Added on July 19, 2010

Three Day Road Joseph Boyden Viking, Canada, 2005 This incredible First World War novel was inspired by the life of Canada’s most decorated Native soldier, Francis Pegahmagabow. It won the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award and the Rogers Writer’s Trust Fiction Award in 2006, and was nominated for the 2005 Governor General’s Award for [...]

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