Breakwater Publishes Eric Sparling’s Unorthodox Debut Novel, Tantramar

“An important addition to Atlantic fiction…Eric Sparling has given us a novel that is sensitive, sad / funny tantramarand very real. The characters, especially Dante, leap to life.”
– Helen Fogwill Porter,author of January, February, June or July and Finishing School


“This is the story of my mother’s death, my father’s lighthouse, my slutty sister and the dog I betrayed.” A heart-felt, at times funny, coming-of-age story set in Nova Scotia about a quirky couple who adopt a 16-year-old girl when their son, the main character, is 14.

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