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Rhood of fictional Copernicus Avenue Andrew Borkowski's debut collection of short stories is a daring modern take on life in Toronto's Polish community in the years following World War II Featuring a cast of young and old artists and so. If like myself you re a Polish Canadian and live anywhere near Toronto you know all about Roncesvalles Avenue This fictional re imagining of this iconic neighbourhood and its people hits so many powerful notes in my psyche that it may as well be a documentary Even if you re not subject to the cultural nostalgia as I am this remains a powerful evocation of a Toronto ethnic enclave in transition during the decades after WWII A wonderful poignant beautiful read

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Copernicus Avenue

You will never know what really happened to Lech or any of us We mean nothing by it darling It is a silent agreement we all have with ourselves that nothing will ever make us prisoners again not even memory Set primarily in the neighbou. More of random thoughts than an actual critical reviewThe author did a really good job of capturing that Polish immigrant feel and the spirit of Poles Though this book takes place in Canada I can definitely see the story as being set in Chicago or some other Polish city instead In addition I can even see some parts of the characters in people that I know Perhaps it means that the cities or most immigrant cities follow the same patternin a way it s sad Reading this book gave me a sense of nostalgia in a way or at least ample opportunity to relate I know what it feels like to be an immigrant s childto have a Polish background but at the same time to be something else entirely

Andrew J. Borkowski ☆ 4 Read & Download

Ldiers visionaries and madmen the forgotten and the unforgettable Copernicus Avenue captures with bold and striking prose the spirit of a people who have travelled to a new land not to escape old grudges and atrocities but to conuer the. If you have a Polish background and are familiar with the Polish community of the Roncesvalles Avenue you will love it I know the area somewhat but am not Polish so for me it was an interesting story


10 thoughts on “Copernicus Avenue

  1. says:

    After learning that many of the stories are interconnected I immediately wanted to read the collection again knowing I'd have a ver

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    More of random thoughts than an actual critical reviewThe author did a really good job of capturing that Polish

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    A linked collection of short stories set in Toronto's Polish community both in Toronto Roncesvalles Village from the immediate postwar era forward and in Europe I enjoyed the evocative descriptions of the city r

  4. says:

    If like myself you're a Polish Canadian and live anywhere near Toronto you know all about Roncesvalles Avenue This fictio

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    If you are somehow con

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    For this review and others visit the EditorialEyes Blog35 out of 5The Poland of Andrew J Borkowski’s Copernicus Avenue is a land of shifting borders but eternal meaning shaping and shadowing everything that happens in each character’s life A set of linked short stories the book’s setting shuttles between Poland and the Polish Canadian neighbourhood of west Toronto on the fictional Copernicus Avenue Spanning many decades t

  7. says:

    If you have a Polish background and are familiar with the Polish community of the Roncesvalles Avenue you will love it I know the area somewhat but am not Polish so for me it was an interesting story

  8. says:

    Andrew is a local hero in our neighbourhood winning the Toronto Book Award and all that I've heard him read twice and would recommend the experience to anyone who has the opportunity The book is pretty good too I'm used to cutting local authors a lot of slack simply because they're local but this book doesn't

  9. says:

    Other than two embarrassing copy editing mistakes glaring out at me on Page 3 which caused me to feel sad about the state of publishing today and to be gravely upset on the author's behalf and another two in later

  10. says:

    These stories were written with just the right touch It would have been easy for them to deteriorate into cheap sentimentality at t