Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku: A Savage Life in Bits and Pieces is an unnerving and realistic depiction of the effects of Indian residential school upon a generation. Set in the protagonist’s youth and written by someone who was there, William George Lindsay explores residential schools, the reservation, addiction, violence, and life as a runaway on the city streets of Canada. His Dickensian tale does not forget, however, the love, hope, humour, and courage that Indigenous people at the time exhibited, cultivated, and passed on, as a way to survive and even thrive. Readers are taken on a phantasmagorical odyssey as the protagonist goes from angry member of the punk generation to a possible redemptive and reconciliatory future. But will he and his cohorts survive to make it that far? A brutal, hard, yet ultimately uplifting read, and one grounded in truth, Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku evokes prose, poetry, and music, telling a nuanced philosophical tale of life, death, and dignity amidst the chaos and carnage of the times.
Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku is a captivating, thought-provoking, and memorable tale that will keep readers entertained, moved, and engrossed from the very first page! Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku is an incredible book that will move its readers with its poignant scenes and thrill them with its shocking and captivating moments! It is a brilliant tale full of detail and events that will captivate you from start to finish, and that is why I already recommend this book to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku is a unique, moving, and unforgettable tale in which the author William George Lindsay takes us on a journey, inspired by his own experiences growing up on an Indian reservation and the effects of Indian residential school. The reader will follow the young protagonist as we witness the trials and tribulations of growing up on the reservation and all that encompasses that, including life in residential schools, addiction, violence, and more. The reader will follow the protagonist as their life takes dramatic turns but one that is poignant as they seek redemption. All of this and more is told in beautiful prose and poetry and will evoke many feelings in readers from start to finish.
The story of Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku is excellent and incredibly well-developed thanks to William George Lindsay, the author of the book. Lindsay manages to develop his tale with immaculate detail and I was impressed by Lindsay’s flawless ability to do this. As I read Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku, I immediately was drawn into the book and felt captivated by Lindsay’s literature.
The profoundness in Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku is sensational, and many readers will feel a host of different emotions while reading this book. William George Lindsay effortlessly inspires thoughts and feelings in his readers as well as compels them to read from beginning to end. I found myself reading Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku at an alarming rate because it was captivating as well as absorbing; William’s incredible literature will have you turning the pages frantically, and I adored how he was able to do this.
William George Lindsay is a remarkable person for two reasons; the first is because he is honest and brave to write this book which is inspired by real events and realities, and the second is because he is an exceptionally talented author. William’s excellent writing is a joy to read and flows beautifully throughout so that the reader will feel compelled to read non-stop.
Overall Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku sends you into a tailspin of a journey packed full of emotion that will leave a lasting impact on you. Once you pick up Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku, you won’t be able to put it down…I know I couldn’t! Of course, with such a fantastic piece of literature, I have to award Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku five stars! So please do have a read of the preview below book lovers, you do not want to miss out!
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