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Neil Bissoondath

Trinidad-born Neil Bissoondath has won many prizes for his fiction and non-fiction, including the MacLennan Prize for Fiction for _Doing the Heart Good_ and _The Unyielding Clamour of the Night_. He has been a finalist for the Governor-General’s Literary Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize. Bissoondath came to prominence in 1985 with the publication of _Digging Up the Mountains_, a book of short stories, and a _A Casual Brutality_, a novel set in the Caribbean, published in 1988. His 1994 polemic, _Selling Illusions: the Cult of Multiculturalism_, stirred controversy when it questioned conventional Canadian thinking on the subject. Bissoondath lives in Quebec City, where he teaches creative writing at Université Laval.

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Books written by Neil Bissoondath