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Western Canada Jewish Book Awards 2023

Nancy Richler Memorial Prize

for Fiction

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HOUSE of Daughters

In 1920s Hong Kong, a rich Jewish-Chinese matriarch, her daughter and granddaughter race against time to confront the legacy of a deadly curse.
A stand-alone sequel to House of Wives.

Available NoW

In Vancouver: Iron Dog Books 2671 East Hastings

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Praise for Simon's work

"Full of Chinese superstitions, religious struggle, and clever wordplay..." Julia Lin, VP, The Writer's Union, author of "Miah"

"Simply astonishing and impossible to put down..." Janie Chang, author of "The Library of Legends"

"A front-row view of the opium trade, the Eurasian high life, and colonial racism in Hong Kong during the early 20th century," Cheuk Kwan, director of "Have You Eaten Yet?

"Sublime storytelling..." Terry Fallis, author of "No Relation" and "Poles Apart"

"This epic novel will not leave you alone..." Joseph Kertes, author of "Winter Tulips" and "Gratitude"

"In this richly imagined tale, Simon fleshes out his exotic ancestry..." Plum Johnson, Charles Taylor prize, "They Left us Everything"