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Susana Moodie, a Canadian literature pioneer

Susana Moodie, a Canadian literature pioneer

We had the great pleasure of living in the little village of Durham Ontario for about six years, hence the name Lord Durham Rare Books and this blog The Lord Durham Report. Durham is wedged equidistance between Lake Huron, Owen Sound and Georgian Bay, which  would lead to very long and very snowy winters. It was not unusual to see kids on Halloween night having to try and pull their costumes over snowsuits and fleece wear in order to stay warm. Clever parents would just assume that boots and winter wear would be required and would wisely create a costume that would incorporate these garments hence there were a great deal of ghosts, Frankensteins, and monsters. Contine reading