cover image From Ink Lake: 2canadian Stories

From Ink Lake: 2canadian Stories

Michael Ondaatje. Penguin Books, $15.95 (736pp) ISBN 978-0-14-011832-2

Stories dating from the 1930s to the present comprise this ethnically diverse and rewarding collection featuring Wallace Stegner, Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Alistair MacLeod, Joy Kogawa and Mordecai Richler. ``One absorbs, in addition to the highly literary quality of most of these 50 tales, an idea of the vast breadth of Canada,'' said PW. (Dec.)