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The Last Will and Testament of Jon Martinez de Larrume
by Antony Christie

The Last Will and Testament of Jon Martinez de Larrume by Antony Christie

ISBN: 1-55081-241-6
EAN: 978-1-55081-241-1
paper, Poetry

Price: CDN$14.95

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Book Description
The Last Will and Testament of Jon Martinez de Larrume explores Labrador South and the people who were drawn to its resources and wild beauty from the 1500s to the present day. From one of the first wills written in Canada, the collection moves to a recreation of voices from the 1893 journal of photographer Eliot Curwen combined with a description of the Straits coast today, before the main voice becomes that of Jon Martinez himself, a Basque adventurer from Orio in Spain who died at Red Bay in June 1577.

The central section of 25 linked poems explores his state of mind during the voyage to Labrador and a hard overwintering, focussing on his changing attitudes towards his ambition, his desire for wealth, his religion and his wife Ana and daughter Marie who wait for his return.

About the Author
Antony Christieís poetry has been widely published in magazines in Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom, in two chapbooks and in several anthologies. The Last Will and Testament of Jon Martinez de Larrume is his first full-length collection. He has taught literature, writing and drama in schools and colleges in Ontario and England, has edited the Ontario English Teachersí magazine indirections and co-founded a small press. At present he divides his time between a farmhouse in southern Northumberland in England and a schoolhouse in Grey County in southwestern Ontario.


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