A first novel.
"Sometimes he swam on his back and then the stars would make pinholes in his eyes, sinking, sinking until they came to rest in the darkness of his brain, sleeping reflections to their brothers across the void of space. Then they wre in his mind, and he could hear them."
Green Music blends the Gritty reality of Toronto's studio district with a medieval tropical paradise shaped by the union of sea turtles and humans. A struggling artist, possessed by a derelict friend's grief and the legacy of a whiskey-swilling Great Lakes mariner, forges a gateway to her dreams.
In her debut novel, Ursula Pflug delivers a shimmering narrative, gliding effortlessly between magic realism and fantasy with humour and insight.