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by Douglas Coupland
Publisher: HarperPerennial (2004)
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Also by Douglas Coupland. I tried slamming it with my hip, but that didn’t work; it only made the books spray all over the pavement.
Also by Douglas Coupland. But I didn’t get upset. Inside the school, classes were already in session and the hallways were as silent as the inside of my house, and I thought to myself, What a day for silence.
Hey Nostradamus! is a novel by Douglas Coupland centred on a fictional 1988 school shooting in suburban Vancouver, British Columbia and its aftermath. This is Coupland's most critically acclaimed novel. It was first published by Random House of Canada in 2003. The novel comprises four first-person narratives, each from the perspective of a character directly or indirectly affected by the shooting. The novel intertwines substantial themes, including adolescent love, sex, religion, prayer and grief.
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Hey Nostradamus! is a very odd book. It’s among Coupland’s most serious efforts, yet his intent is not entirely clear.
Hey Nostradamus! Annotation. Author: Douglas Coupland. Hey Nostradamus! is a very odd book. Certainly there is no attempt at psychological insight into the killers’ motives, and the most developed relationships–those between Jason and Cheryl, and Jason and Reg–seem to have little to do with each other.
Hey Nostradamus! book. Douglas Coupland sure knows how to tap into prevailing cultural phenomena and weave them into compelling tales. Aug 04, 2013 Graham Crawford rated it it was ok. Once you've read a couple of Couplands, you quickly realize he essentially writes the same book over and over - or perhaps it's kinder to say his books all circle the same set of concerns (like his image of a B-movie star being sucked into a maelstrom special effect).
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Dictator Style: Lifestyles of the World's Most Colorful Despots. by Peter York · Douglas Coupland. Douglas Coupland returns to re-inventing Canada following his best-seller that made it clear, Canada is way more than slightly cool. Douglas Coupland gets Canada. Better, he has set out to re-invent his country with his particular brand of insight, humor, Souvenir of Canada.
Douglas Coupland, the prophet of Generation X, has reached a new philosophical awareness in Hey Nostradamus!, says Alfred . Coupland's most recent novels have been vehicles for his increasingly morbid obsessions. Miss Wyoming expounded his fascination with air disasters.
Douglas Coupland, the prophet of Generation X, has reached a new philosophical awareness in Hey Nostradamus!, says Alfred Hickling. All Families Are Psychotic contained a bizarre plot featuring a farewell letter placed by Prince William in his mother's coffin. Hey Nostradamus! was inspired by a news report about the massacre at Columbine High School, Colorado, in April 1999, when two teenage gunmen slaughtered a teacher and 14 of their fellow students.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In 1988, a catastrophic episode of teen violence shatters a suburban community. HEY NOSTRADAMUS follows the aftermath in various voices across two decades: the teenage victims whose ordinary preoccupations with sex and spirituality will never evolve past that moment; the parents whose exposure to their children's underground world threatens their deepest convictions; and those who come to know the survivors only later in life.
Coupland's most surprising and soulful novel yet, rich with his trademark cultural acuity and dark humour, Hey Nostradamus! ties themes of alienation, violence and misguided faith into a fateful and unforgettable knot from which four people must untangle their lives. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.