From the book jacket
: Andrew Woodman stumbles through a snowstorm, slowly losing his strength, his language, and his memories of the once-familiar island landscape around him. When Jerome, a young artist on a remote island retreat, discovers the old man's body frozen in the ice later that winter, the rich narrative tapestry of
A Map of Glass
One year after Andrew's body is discovered, Sylvia Bradley a withdrawn, sheltered woman whose secret affair with Andrew changed her world forever decides to learn more about her lover's mysterious disappearance. She flees to the overwhelming, unfamiliar city of Toronto on a quest to find Jerome. Once she does, they work together to uncover both the secrets of their own pasts and the breathtaking story of Andrew's ancestors.
In A Map of Glass
Urquhart explores the...
Beyond the Book
Jane Urquhart was born
in the small northern Ontario mining community of Little Long Lac and spent her later childhood and adolescence in Toronto.
She has published three books of poetry (I'm Walking in the Garden of His
, False Shuffles
, and The Little Flowers of
Madame de Montespan
), six novels (The Whirlpool
, The Underpainter, The Stonecarvers
May of Glass
), and a collection of
short fiction (Storm Glass
) as well as numerous articles and reviews.
Her books have been published in many countries, including Holland, France,
Germany, Britain, Scandinavia, Australia, and The United States, and have...