Larry Mathew’s first novel THE ARTIFICIAL NEWFOUNDLANDER has been getting some fabulous reviews. Check out some of the latest:

“This is all set in a blazingly contemporary St. John’s, a city of films and cafes, art projects and bars, afternoon runs around Quidi Vidi lake and late nights walking uphill from Duckworth Street pubs… Mathews is the genuine article.”
-Joan Sullivan, The Telegram

“Mathews’ first novel provides an interesting and, at times, humorous account of the relationships of Professor Hugh Norman and his life in contemporary Newfoundland.”
-Clare O’Connor, Atlantic Books Today

“From the tongue-in-cheek first line onward, Larry Mathews had me hooked. The Artificial Newfoundlander is a genuinely funny, thoroughly engaging story told with wit, lyricism, and a raucous narrative drive.”
-Samuel Thomas Martin, Dark Art Cafe (

“If you are a lover of Lisa More and a maniac for Michael Winter, like me, then The Artificial Newfoundlander is a treasure the likes of the Rosetta Stone. It’s a zany and rowdy look at both our East Cost openness and the over-analytical English studies, all delivered with Richler-like cleverness.”
-Mike Landry, Telegraph-Journal

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