Tag Archives: Book Review

Coquitlam Public Library Review

Coquitlam Public Library – Review by Deborah “If you have ever wondered about the lives of women in early British Columbia, this is the book for you! The Chief Factor’s Daughter is a recreation of the lives of real people living in 1850s Victoria… Margaret is a charming, intelligent narrator, who introduces us to the […]

January Magazine Review

January Magazine – Review by Linda L. Richards “…the rhythms of the lives of Winn’s characters sweep you along, if you let them. Winn has worked closely with history and it shows. Her detail has a rich and authentic feel… The Chief Factor’s Daughter is a quiet, elegant book. It deals with an important piece […]

Storycircle Book Reviews

Storycircle Book Reviews – Review by Sharon Wildwind “This is a novel of marriage and manners, in the style of Jane Austen, set in an intricate and fascinating social background where, after almost two hundred years, the HBC monopoly is yielding to the English-led settlement of Victoria. The prose is restrained and a little old-fashioned, […]

News: The Chief Factor’s Daughter now being studied at VCC

The Chief Factor’s Daughter is being studied at the Vancouver Community College.