Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews is a Canadian author known for her novels that often explore themes of family, community, and mental health. She has received critical acclaim for her works, including 'A Complicated Kindness' and 'All My Puny Sorrows'.


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  1. 1. All My Puny Sorrows

    All My Puny Sorrows is a poignant exploration of the complex relationship between two sisters, one a successful concert pianist battling severe depression and the other a struggling writer trying to support her. The narrative delves into themes of mental illness, suicide, love, and the power of familial bonds. It grapples with the moral and ethical questions surrounding assisted suicide, the struggle to understand a loved one's pain, and the lengths to which one might go to help them find peace.

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