Douglas Coupland – Hey Nostradamus!

Skillful, original and weird.

Can’t say I loved the book. But it is certainly memorable.

Hey Nostradamus! (2003) … centred on a fictional 1988 school shooting in suburban Vancouver, British Columbia and its aftermath. This is Coupland’s most critically acclaimed novel. …

The novel comprises four first-person narratives, each from the perspective of a character directly or indirectly affected by the shooting. The novel intertwines substantial themes, including adolescent love, sex, religion, prayer and grief. …

Coupland has expressed his concern that the killers of the Columbine High School massacre received more focus than the victims; this is his story about the victims of tragedy. …



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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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