"Across the street a guarded gate opened and a couple emerged, dressed in clothes bought specially for the vacation from their jobs up north, down here on the two weeks off that their contract allowed. I caught myself thinking that it's not their fault, they just think that money will help."
Guernica Editions, Spring 2014
$20.00 Canada, $20.00 US
Against the backdrop of Morocco and France, the hero of The Goat In The Tree
travels in pursuit of both an audience for his stories and his next meal. Fictional travelogue, love story, and the misadventures of a teller of tales, Lorne Elliott sends his narrator tip-toeing around the uncomfortable edge of things, out to where stories bloom, and brings them back for us to enjoy.
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