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Brett Josef Grubisic, Toronto Star

Burr falls squarely in the tradition of The Southern Ontario Gothic, mining the unsettling territory where our wilder, more honest selves rub up against the veneer of suburban respectability that blankets us.”

Kate Jenks Landry, The Needle and the Knife


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