Ian Thornton lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. This is his first novel.
`Echoes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Read it slowly and savor it' - KIRKUS (Starred Review)`What Thornton manages to do is take one tiny player in a monumental event and focus in on Johan Thoms with the careful research of an historian and the deft touch and aplomb of a true literary artist'- THE HUFFINGTON POST`A dazzling and utterly engrossing epic with an enormous beating heart'- ANGELA JACKSON, author of `The Emergence of Judy Taylor'`A wonderful brilliant book'- LEWIS DeSOTO, author of `A Blade of Grass'`Poignant as hell, addictive like opium, a wonderful, weird, oddball circus-like tale. It is a masterpiece' - THE WALRUS