Confessions of Nipper Mooney

". . a classic coming-of-age story . . . [Kavanagh] delivers a straightforward prose punctuated with exquisitely spare descriptive passages and fresh, natural, dialogue. The characters are boldly drawn and believable, resonating with a raw authenticity . . . undeniably a well-executed, memorable piece of work that shows every sign of becoming a classic in Canadian fiction."   The Sunday Herald (Halifax)

"A captivating novel filled with wonder . . . a sensitive, fine piece of work."  The Sunday Telegram (St. John’s)

"Nipper Mooney is one of the most engaging fictional characters I’ve ever encountered . . . a book to read and reread."   Helen Fogwill Porter

" . . . engrossing and gripping."   The Herald

"An impressive novel . . . imbued with ineffable charm and a sense of wonder."   Tom Dawe

"A solid, satisfying book . . . all the qualities of a classic."   Northeast Avalon Times

" . . . funny, bittersweet and mystical."   Beth Ryan, Weekend Arts Magazine, CBC Radio

" . . . completely engages [the] reader’s attention . . . keeps its readers voraciously turning the pages. Without question, Ed Kavanagh has produced a superb novel . . . "   What’s Happening


Ed Kavanagh, 18 Parsons Avenue, Mount Pearl, NL, Canada A1N 1P6    Phone: 709-364-6386   email