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  1. says:

    Oh man Now what am I going to do? I'm finished and it was fan freaking tastic I'm no longer going to be able to reach for this book

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    This past week the Canadian press and Canadian communities have been asking a lot of uestions about crime and punishment With the very public revelation of Jian Ghomeshi's criminal behaviour the public conversation includes calls for criminal prosecution all the while enacting a sort of collective trial sentencing and punishment in the pres

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    My future appeared to me as a landscape suddenly revealed by the cresting of a hill It wasn't grim but it was barren and it sprawled endlessly beyond the curve of the horizon It was a scalding moment delusions scoured from

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    MacIntyre at the top of his game This book was one of the best I've read in many a long year The book is set in a small maritime Canadian town in and around 2001 The story is about a 55 year old man by the name of Tony Breau who re

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    Linden MacIntyre is hit and miss for me I loved The Bishop's Man but only made it through a uarter of The Long Stretch before giving up This is a hit Anyone who's read MacIntyre's work will recognize Punishment the setting the light lilt in the dialogue the outsized characters But it's a recognition that thrill

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    A page turner with twists turns am I reading the same book everyone else is? 2 12 stars at best I read 200 pages and still didn't give a st about Tony or the town Go to the store pick up papers ignore the gossip drop by to visit go

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    I couldn't put this down It's a story of betrayal and small town corruption No good deed of the hero's seems to go unpunished Until the last page

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    I love any book that makes reference to the East Coast and this is no different Set in Nova Scotia this is a thriller that will have you turning pages non stop near the end A few surprises in the last few pages as well

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    It was a slow read for me at first and then the interest heightenedAlthough I did not learn anything new from it it did make me think about different personal situations the reality of them etcFor eg Caddy and Tony's rela

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    Part of an interview by Atlantic Monthly of Linden MacIntyre November 2014The same moral imperatives and the same materialistic motivation applied to the large global situation in 2002 2003 in reality and the small microcosm situation that I imagined in a little place in the middle of nowhere where there’s this notion that by eliminating a negative presence in a community you have made the community safe and you hav

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Punishment

Where he grew up to lick his wounds only to find that Dwayne Strickland a young con he’d had dealings with in prison is back there too–and once again in trouble Strickland has just been arrested following the suspicious death of a teenage girl the granddaughter of Caddy Stewart Tony’s first love Tony is soon caught in a fierce emotional struggle between the outcast Strickland and the stil. MacIntyre at the top of his game This book was one of the best I ve read in many a long year The book is set in a small maritime Canadian town in and around 2001 The story is about a 55 year old man by the name of Tony Breau who returns home to the town where he grew up after an absence of 4 decades Tony has suffered a lot of changes in his life He has left his job of thirty years because of an incident that happened at the prison he was working in and his wife of twenty years has left him Tony finds himself falling back into the community where he grew up and he reacuaints himself with old friends and acuaintances as well as old romantic interests The pull of the community is strong and the majority of the people welcome Tony back with open arms Then a tragedy occurs which brings an old acuaintance who happens to be a former inmate back into Tony s life Things get messier and messier as Tony is forced to reexamine his values his sense of justice and the conseuences of retaliation and vengeance We follow Tony as he wrestles with his conscience and while he tries to reconcile past actions and tries to assimilate present actions Everything he believes in and holds dear is brought into uestion The book rockets on at an incredible pace with so many twists turns and surprises that I couldn t put it down I read the book at a breakneck pace but now I m at a loss because I ve finished There is so much to think about and rehash in my mind after this one MacIntyre is a novelist of extraordinary skills and this book is one that I recommend most heartily It s totally awesome

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L alluring Caddy And then another figure from Tony’s past the forceful Neil Archie MacDonald–just retired in murky circumstances from the Boston police force–stokes the community’s anger and suspicion and an irresistible demand for punishment As Tony struggles to resist the vortex of vigilante action Punishment builds into a total page turner that blindsides you with twists and betrayal. I couldn t put this down It s a story of betrayal and small town corruption No good deed of the hero s seems to go unpunished Until the last page Pathfinder Chronicles in murky circumstances from the Boston police force–stokes the community’s anger and suspicion and an Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, irresistible demand for punishment As Tony struggles to resist the vortex of vigilante action Punishment builds Oil Painting into a total page turner that blindsides you with twists and betrayal. I couldn t put this down It s a story of betrayal and small town corruption No good deed of the hero s seems to go unpunished Until the last page

Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Linden MacIntyre

In Punishment his first novel since completing his Long Stretch trilogy Scotiabank Giller winner Linden MacIntyre brings us a powerful exploration of justice and vengeance and the peril that ensues when passion replaces reason in a small town shaken by a tragic death Forced to retire early from his job as a corrections officer in Kingston Penitentiary Tony Breau has limped back to the village. My future appeared to me as a landscape suddenly revealed by the cresting of a hill It wasn t grim but it was barren and it sprawled endlessly beyond the curve of the horizon It was a scalding moment delusions scoured from the surface of reality Solitude and celibacy I thought And I had to admit under the alcoholic anesthetic it didn t feel all that bad Even if I reframed the words made them say abandonment and isolation they still described a kind of freedom I remember stumbling to bed that night in that paradoxical state of peace that comes with knowing you have nothing left to lose Author Linden MacIntyre after a long and prominent career in Canadian broadcasting made a splash in 2009 with his novel The Bishop s Man In that book MacIntyre told the story of a fixer in the Catholic Church a clerical representative of the Bishop for Cape Breton tasked with making recent sex abuse scandals disappear It was a timely and thoughtful examination of a decent man with the contrary goals of protecting the institution of the Church and doing right by the victims of abuse In a sense Punishment is another look at conflict of conscience but this time the institution under the microscope is the Canadian penal system and the victims are the convicts and especially the career criminals who become scapegoats in the eyes of law enforcement and correctional officersAs Punishment begins Tony Breau has returned to the small community of St Ninian NS after a divorce and taking early retirement from his job at an Ontario penitentiary under unclear circumstances His final position at the prison was also unclear to me after a long career as a guard Breau took some night classes and became a case worker The first scene sees Breau happening upon a strange confluence of events His first love Caddy unseen or heard from for over thirty years is being consoled by family as local miscreant Dwayne Strickland someone who Breau knew intimately in the Ontario prison system is being arraigned for the murder of Caddy s granddaughter From here information is revealed scattershot Breau is a teenager with Caddy a guard with Strickland he s married he s waking up alone in a musty old farm house and very slowly the ties between all the characters are revealed Just as Breau seemed to be the only man within the prison system who truly believed in justice the only one who might breech the Blue Wall in the name of prisoners rights he finds himself in the face of community vigilantism identifying with Strickland than with those who would condemn him without clear evidence Punishment is one of those frustrating books where mysteries are set up Why did Caddy break off communication Why did Breau s marriage fall apart Why was Breau forced to retire and when characters start to talk about these events they break off in midsentence or refuse to answer any uestions or in the case of Breau take down the bottle of whisky to forget From their first meeting it seems obvious that Caddy and Breau will get back together but she doesn t answer the phone when he calls or he mopes around and decides not to drop in on her for weeks at a time or when one reaches out a hand the other pulls away This book is slooooooow and any mysteries are solved by the reader long before MacIntyre makes things plain Punishment is also frustrating in that everyone is black and white Prison guards and police officers portrayed as the most violent people in the system think that criminals are scum and even those who have served their time and have been released deserve anything that comes to them an attack on an ex con simply a pre emptive strike before his next offense Standing alone between the two sides is Tony Breau trying to explain why evil is an adverb than an adjective and unafraid to buck the system in a totally passive I am but an unwilling agent who cant help but do the right thing kind of a way To ratchet up the theme the decline in the circumstances of Breau s life began on 911 and he becomes the only person in his community who opposes the invasion of Ira believing it to be vigilantism than justice Familiar rightSo to get back to The Bishop s Man There is obviously no excuse for priests sexually abusing children and those fixers who went around silencing witnesses and shuffling criminal priests off to unsuspecting communities were also participating in evil However and not to excuse their actions one can see how they misguidedly believed that what they were doing was for the greater good that the institution of the Catholic Church was important than the ruination of individual lives and I sincerely hope that I m making it clear that nothing excuses the priests or the fixers here In Punishment it would seem that MacIntyre is trying to make a similar point The institution of the penal system the solidarity and continuing authority of those who work inside prisons is thought to be important than the rights of or even the lives of the prisoners Systemic reform is resisted and those who won t toe the line become scapegoats But is this really the way it is Are penitentiaries the modern social and cultural euivalents of a millenniums old church They may be flawed but I honestly don t believe they re beyond reform The corrupt and self interested characters representing the law and order side in this book are so cartoonishly evil that I think MacIntyre really missed the boat on framing this story as a conflict of conscience anyone should have behaved as Breau didSlow and meandering deliberately obscure and agenda driven this is not my favourite book by Linden MacIntyre The Test in a small town shaken by a tragic death Forced to retire early from his job as a corrections officer Reality is Plastic in Kingston Penitentiary Tony Breau has limped back to the village. 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  • Hardcover
  • 432
  • Punishment
  • Linden MacIntyre
  • English
  • 10 December 2019
  • 9780345813909

About the Author: Linden MacIntyre

Linden MacIntyre is the co host of the fifth estate and the winner of nine Gemini Awards for broadcast journalism His most recent book a boyhood memoir called Causeway A Passage from Innocence won both the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non Fiction and the Evelyn Richardson Prize for Non Fiction.