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Paul Almond


Paul Almond, OC, was one of Canada’s preeminent film and television directors, having directed and produced over 130 television dramas for the CBC, BBC, ABC and Granada Television. Late in life, he turned his talents to writing a series of novels based on his family’s own pioneering adventures in Canada. The first novel, The Deserter, was a national bestseller. At the time of his death, Paul Almond divided his time between Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula and Malibu, California.

Books by Paul Almond

Highhopes High Hopes

Survivor The Survivor: Book Two of the Alford Saga

Pioneer The Pioneer: Book Three of the Alford Saga

Thegunner The Gunner



April 26, 1931

Montreal, QC

April 09, 2015