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Butterfly Winter By W. P. Kinsella

Butterfly Winter
by W. P. Kinsella

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The final novel from legendary Canadian author WP Kinsella.

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Butterfly Winter Summary

Butterfly Winter by W. P. Kinsella

The final novel from legendary Canadian author WP Kinsella.

Butterfly Winter, W.P. Kinsella's first novel in 15 years, is the story of Julio and Esteban Pimental, twins born in the Caribbean country of Courteguay, an enchanted but impoverished enclave on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic where time moves at its own pace and reality is open to question.

The brothers are born to play baseball, they even played catch in the womb, and at the age of ten they leave home for the American Major Leagues. Julio proves to be a winning pitcher who, much to the frustration of any team that signs him, will only throw to his catcher brother, who is a very weak hitter.

As they pursue their baseball dreams, they are monitored by the Wizard, a mysterious figure who controls events behind the scenes. In his last years, the Wizard tells the story of the twins, their family and their lovers to an American journalist.

Butterfly Winter is a magical fable from one of Canada's best-loved novelists.

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Butterfly Winter Reviews

"It is the voice of a master who speaks through these pages." - Globe & Mail

"A phenomenal comeback." - Winnipeg Free Press

"Butterfly Winter is magical, with language that sings off the page." - NOW

"The author's mastery of the written word has only grown with the passing of time." - Columbia Daily Tribune

About W. P. Kinsella

William Patrick Kinsella, OC, OBC (born May 25, 1935) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. His work has often concerned baseball, First Nations people, and other Canadian issues.

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Butterfly Winter by W. P. Kinsella
W. P. Kinsella
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