The Outer Harbour review ß 3

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Wayde Compton's debut story collection is imbued with the color of speculative fiction; one strand of stories follows the emergence of a volcanic island which alternatively becomes the site of a radical Native pe. As with any story collection some were stronger than others Very much enjoyed the way Compton played with telling stories outside of traditional structure in a series of posters for example or in a series of I'm assuming fake calls for grant proposals One story in particular really shook me really stuck with me And of course the cover is gorgeous But so are the insides

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The Outer HarbourOples' occupation a real estate development and finally a detention center for illegal immigrants Moving from 2001 through to 2025 The Outer Harbour is at once a history book and a cautionary tale of the future c. An interesting collection of short stories that all intertwine as they progress and it all happens in Vancouver I loved the mixture of imagination and actual historical events I was delighted to discover the maps were drawn by his five year old daughter And I enjoyed the inclusion of First Nations I happen to have a soft spot in my heart for our native brethren having grown up in Chilliwack But most of all I let out many loud chuckles as I read The award Mr Compton was presented with was well deserved

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The Outer Harbour review ß 3 Ô Wayde Compton's debut story collection is imbued with the color of speculative fiction; one strand of stories follows the emergence of a volcanic island which alternatively becomes the site of a radical Native peoples' occupation a real estate development and finally a detention center for illegal immigrants Moving from 2Ondensing and confounding our preconceived ideas around race migration gentrification and homeWayde Compton is the author of three poetry collections He is director of the Writer's Studio at Simon Fraser Universi. This is a collection of beautifully written stories Each has individual charm and humour and the links between the tales links of character or setting or both become clearer numerous and delightful as the book progresses A fine example of how it's done