The Canadian Consul is the story of Monique Duhamel, who, as consul in New York, encounters an American congressman from the mid-west at a social event. Despite irreconcilable political differences, their paths converge. The novel explores the tensions between human emotion and political identity as Monique Duhamel pursues a complex relationship with the congressman while balancing issues with her husband and father.
About the Author
Brian Metcalfe is a Torontonian who, as a young man, worked as a deckhand on an oil tanker, as an assembly-line worker in a German steel factory, and as a teacher in Uganda before obtaining a Ph.D. in English Literature. He left academic life for a career as a chartered accountant, but maintained his love of the arts — painting, and writing poetry, plays and fiction. His first novel, Coming Home Alone, explored the return to ordinary, small-town Ontario life of a WWII war hero. He is married and has two children and two grandchildren.
Praise for Metcalfe’s previous book, Coming Home Alone
Details & Specs
Publisher: Inglewood Press
ISBN - 13: 9780994986177
Dimensions: 254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.65 in
Published: June 5, 2019