Books by Joel Hynes

JOEL HYNES comes from Calvert, Newfoundland, and now lives in St. John’s. His award-winning first novel, Down to the Dirt, was originally published by Killick Press in 2003; the author also co-wrote an acclaimed stage adaptation of the book, called The De

DOWN TO THE DIRT by Joel Hynes
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Violent rock music rendered in prose."
The lives and loves of tormented and booze- and drug-addled teenagers in Newfoundland are examined and revealed to be as chaotic and unpleasant as those of tormented, booze- and drug-addled teenagers in North Dakota or Belarus. Read full book review >