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By David Derry

'Derry focuses on the main delightfully self-unaware characters. those are scrumptious portrayals of delusion.' – Uptown

'Derry's cohort of misanthropic, sexually repressed anti-heroes possesses a spooky skill to get below your skin.' – Prairie Fire

'Arrestingly witty.' – Vue Weekly

The go back of a former lover saps a retired librarian’s religion in punctuation; a pass judgement on needs to compulsively narrate his neighbour into ignominy; and the glories of marketplace research end up as misleading as human connection whilst Trevor Spates’ stopover at to a stripper is going awry. in the meantime, terrible Tim Pine needs to face his coprophobia in a so much public and lamentable place of work misadventure.

Sentimental Exorcisms is a set of tragicomic satire, latter-day-Victorian collisions of Nabokov and Proust. the boys in those lengthy brief tales have grand designs and petty fears, or modest designs and grand fears. wishes, scapegoats, idylls, and obvious egos: the golden calves they can’t particularly endure to kill. With their ramparts crumbling round them, each one mounts an exuberant defence in a vacuum of self-absorption.

David Derry lives in Toronto. Having been seduced by means of farming, boat-building, and chauffeuring, and having flirted with academia, he extra lately came upon the insular excitement of drafting and amending contracts, the place we discover him this present day, operating as a felony assistant. Sentimental Exorcisms is his first book.


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