About the Book

The Facility

The Facility

November 2010
Trade Paperback · 280 Pages
$15.95 U.S. · $19.50 CAN
ISBN 9781935248156
Leapfrog Press

 

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Description

Praise for Berlin:

"Mirolla . . . is a teller of tales that only the tautest of prose could relate with cohesion and beauty. This book will thrill the mind."—CrimeSpree

"Intriguing, passionate, sad, hilarious. Mirolla is a master storyteller."—Toronto Sun

"Mirolla's book excels."—Rain Taxi

Mussolini clones that won't stay dead. The power to re-create others—forever. Memory and identity are no longer unique. Trapped inside the cloning facility at a time when humans are undergoing their final death rattle on a prion-infected earth, Fausto struggles to re-create the world he once knew. Or did he ever know it?

About the Author

Born in Italy, Michael Mirolla is a Montreal-Toronto novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright. His publications include the novels Berlin and The Boarder; two short story collections, The Formal Logic of Emotion and Hothouse Loves & Other Tales; a bilingual Italian-English poetry collection, Interstellar Distances/Distanze Interstellari; and the poetry collection Light and Time. His writing has received many awards in Canada. He is a frequent writer and reviewer for a number of newspapers and magazines, including Accenti, the Montreal Gazette, Halifax Daily News, Toronto Star, and Calgary Herald.