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Barometer rising

Hugh MacLennan

Barometer rising

by Hugh MacLennan

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHugh MacLennan ; introduction, Hugo McPherson.
SeriesNew Canadian library -- no. 8
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 219 p. --
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14353082M

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Neil Macrae is the protagonist of Barometer Rising, a Canadian soldier whose sole purpose in the story is the clear his name of the slander by his uncle. Col. Geoffrey Wain is Neil's uncle and. "Canada's most famous explosion - Halifax, December 6, – became in the skillful hands of author Hugh MacLennan an integral part of one of the.

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Barometer Rising Book Report Words | 9 Pages. Nevertheless, Colonel Wain takes it for granted that the English mattered and the Canadians did not.

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Penelope Wain believes that her lover, Neil Macrae, has been killed while serving overseas under her father. That he died apparently in disgrace does not alter her love for him, even though her father is insistent on his guilt. What neither Penelope or her father knows is that Neil is not dead, but has returned to Halifax to clear his name.

About Barometer Rising. Hugh MacLennan’s first novel is a compelling romance set against the horrors of wartime and the catastrophic Halifax Explosion of December 6,now available as a Penguin Modern Classic. In the winter ofPenelope Wain is convinced her love, Neil Macrae, is dead–killed in action while serving overseas.

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