Friday, April 5, 2013

Social Climbing

"[…] In his new novel, Mount Pleasant, Don Gillmor writes the perfect, hilarious send-up of the Toronto obsession with money, real estate and status. This is a book that makes you laugh with (and at) the characters but also, sheepishly, at yourself, because so much of what Gillmor describes is part of the urban collective conscience.
     Or rather, I should say, the collective subconscious. There’s a lot we don’t want to admit to ourselves when we’re swept up in the middle-class delusion of ever-rising expectations."
— Sarah Hampson, The Globe and Mail
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