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Girls Who Saw Everything UK Cover Contest

The UK is a-buzz with the release of The Last Days of the Lacuna Cabal, the UK edition of Sean Dixon's The Girls Who Saw Everything (published by HarperCollins UK). The Fifth Estate asked Sean about his favourite moments from the cover contest held for the book's publication:

1) First thrill of seeing submissions. (Look! There’s my name! Look at all the pretty pictures!)

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Quill and Quire reviews The Girls Who Saw Everything

By Matthew Fox
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July/August 2007

In fiction, homage is a tricky undertaking. Should an author indulge readers of the original, or satisfy those as yet unfamiliar? In The Girls Who Saw Everything, a resetting of The Epic of Gilgamesh in contemporary Montreal, Sean Dixon resoundingly chooses the former.

This is underlined by Dixon's creation of the Lacuna Cabal Montreal Young Women's Book Club, a crew of readers who deepen their understanding of literary works by acting them out.

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