Welcome to Clint Hutzulak's web site. You'll find information about his first novel, The Beautiful Dead End, a finalist for the 2002 Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award and the ReLit Award, and recognized as one of the top 25 Best of 2002 books by Amazon.ca. You'll also find information about the full-length soundtrack album to accompany the novel, released September 2005.
Reviews: Read what the critics have to say about the book in the News and Reviews section. If you read a review or mention of the novel in a publication, please email Clint and let him know where you read it -- not every publication lets publishers know when they print a review.
"Stunning in every aspect.... every detail of setting and behaviour and inner response contributes to the spare, mesmerizing beauty of Hutzulak's prose." -- Globe and Mail
Readers' comments: Check out what others have said about the book in the Feedback section and, if you wish to, submit your own comments. If you haven't bought the book yet, you can preview some sample scenes in the Excerpts section of the site.
Winner of the 2002 Monday Magazine readers' choice M Award for Favourite Book by a Victoria Author.
Listen online: Click on the Music link to hear MP3 samples from the soundtrack album, and find out more about the musicians involved, in the Links section. The instrumental music of both solo and ensemble performances features dobro, pedal steel guitar, accordion and electronics, performed by 23 musicians from BC, Quebec and Italy.
Foreign rights inquiries, please contact:
Anne McDermid and Associates
92 Willcocks Street,
Toronto ON M5S 1C8 Canada