Annabel Lyon's Fiction
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The paper looks at how Annabel Lyon's two novellas "The Goldberg Metronome" and "No Fun" both depict life in urban Vancouver. The paper shows how on a surface level, both depict lives that are picture postcard perfect. The paper notes how both stories take place in the present tense, so that the reader is vividly with the main characters as the stories unfold.
From the Paper:"According to critic Katherine Hamer, "Lyon's fiction delicately exposes the dark heart of the urban dream. Apply this statement to the two novellas. Annabel Lyon's two novellas "The Goldberg Metronome" and "No Fun" both depict life in urban Vancouver. On a surface level, both depict lives that are picture postcard perfect, lives of moderate affluence in which the biggest decisions are which coffee shop to take coffee in ("The Goldberg Metronome"), and one of the main characters in "No Fun" spends much of her time contemplating the view from the car park outside Charity Eagle, the quiet little hospital where she works. Both stories take place in the..."
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