Too Unspeakable for Words

Author: Rosalind Gill
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 180
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x .5 in
Weight: 1 kg
Published: November 6, 2017
ISBN: 9781771031066

Nancy comes of age in a British colonial school in 1950s St. John’s; Georgina discovers women’s liberation in a humorous evocation of the 1960s; Jamie returns to the resettled outport where he grew up, Emily discovers the dark side of her new husband. A modern-day literary extension of traditional oral storytelling, Too Unspeakable for Words is an interconnected collection of short stories infused with the imaginary of the Newfoundland cultural idiom.

Rosalind Gill on her book “Too Unspeakable For Words” from Ali Kazimi on Vimeo.


“…permeated with insight and authenticity. Many of the physical and cultural touchstones in Too Unspeakable for Words will resonate with readers.”

-The Telegram

“Every man should read this book and smarten up.”

-The Packet

“…a deeply satisfying read and will leave you wanting more…”

-The Mirimachi Reader

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