2020 RELEASES -
Re-Release of a Canadian classic -
the award-winning Design novel -
'The Gilded Beaver by Anonymous'
---- BUT THIS TIME ----
the true author's name is attached!
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
In this quasi-fiction, an ambitious Canadian fine furniture designer, Iris Ann Burdock, is introduced to one of Toronto’s billionaires, Luke G. Henderson. He considers her ... as well as a commission.
The problem, for Iris, is that this recently-divorced client is moody and unpredictable. Iris must painstakingly excavate his carefully-crafted façade to find the ‘real man’ to rise up to meet his extraordinary design challenge. A witty & frustrating exchange erupts between them. Romantic sparks start to fly, and then ... !
Book Reviews from 1999:
"... like good wine: rich, complex, pleasingly acerbic ... a dance of intellect & eros that expertly unfolds ... closes with panache." - Jim Bartley, Globe & Mail, Toronto
"... a psycho-sexual tug of war in the world of design" - Spring Book Review, Globe & Mail, Toronto
"... Novels about the relationship between two brothers, mothers and sons, husbands and wives, or fathers and daughters are common. But the relationship between a fine furniture designer and an imperious client can be just as fraught with tension, drama, comedy, incomprehension and hurt as any family relationship, and this novel proves it. - Why the 'anonymity'? Because, quotes the mysterious author, 'This is a true story’… " – The Toronto Star
Kindle E-book - ISBN 978-0-9921272-9-9
on Canada AMAZON
Trade Paperback - ISBN: 978-1-7772498-0-9
6x9, 207 pages - on United States AMAZON
MLH Productions / Acorn Press Canada - BACK LIST
TRILLIUM - by MLHOLTON
Explosive third novel from award-winning artist
and author, Margaret Lindsay Holton.
Finalist in the 'Fiction' category for the 26th Annual Hamilton Literary Awards! + Canada Book Award Winner!
Spanning a period of 250 years, three distinct families evolve in Golden Horseshoe wine-making region of southern Ontario. Expect highs, lows, good, bad - and everything in-between.
"Could not put this book down!"- Bay Observer, Dec, 2018
"Highly recommend!" - J. Hunter, Customer Review on Amazon.com
"An Epic Journey!" - GET LIT podcast with Jamie Tennant, March, 2019
"Masterpiece!"- V.C.Barton, Book Reviewer, Book Blogger & Author, July, 2019
A "thoroughly enjoyable read!" - Mary Crowley, Print Review, Ireland, March 2020
A "true Canadian classic!" - Reader review, April, 2020
Trade Paperback, 6x9, 342 pages - on AMAZON dot CA
Released January 2019 - And, in American markets, on AMAZON dot COM
NB: NOT PRINTED IN CANADA / NOT SIGNED BY ARTIST
Alternate e-pub editions:
E-pub Edition in Alternate e-book formats
Artist First Edition / 100 copies / SIGNED BY ARTIST.
Released in Canada, Oct 2018 - NO LONGER AVAILABLE
340 pages, 6x9, 4-C colour, perfect bound
Published by MLH Productions + Acorn Press Canada*
AUDIO BOOK LINK COMING VERY SOON!!
|ACORN PRESS CANADA, ISBN: 978-0-9921272-4-4|
2017, Another beautiful book with
important new work by eclectic
Canadian 'outsider' artist, MLH.
Signed+Dated by YOURS TRULY!
Collector's 1st Edition: 25 Copies
98 images, 9"x11", jacket hardcover.
Plus - MLH Sesquicentennial project - Canada's 150th CD -
|Cover Art - M.L.Holton / ISBN Acorn Press Canada|
Listen in for FREE x 3 at CANADADA.BANDCAMP.COM
|Greater Hamilton Musician, 2017|
A photo walk-about of ancestral home of Canadian Artist, Margaret Lindsay Holton.
9x11 - ISBN: 978-0-9921272-2-0
Only 25 in 'Collector's First Edition'
UPDATE: ONLY 12 left.
Piano improvisations on a century-old Bell Upright
Performed by Margaret Lindsay Holton. 7 long tracks /
ISBN: 978-0-9921272-1-3 / Collector's First Edition of 100 Released Sept 14th, 2014 at MLH:SOLO
UPDATE: Only 27 left!
Photo Essay by Margaret Lindsay Holton, Published by Acorn Press Canada
$120 per copy (plus $15 for Shipping & Handling)
|BOOK AVAILABLE - Contact the artist |
Margaret Lindsay Holton
Acorn Press Canada , Fall 2011
Page Count: 70 - Trim / Size: 9x11, Hardcover
Price: $130 (Canadian) plus S+H
Margaret Lindsay Holton
Foreword by Peter Wintonick, O.C.
Page Count: 86 - Trim Size: 9x11 - Hardcover. Released 2010
Collector's First Edition of 50
Bush Chord: New Poems
& Pinhole Photographs
ISBN:0-9691362-4-2 / CISS
Acorn Press Canada, 2006
Page Count: 38 - Trim Size: 6x9 - Softcover
Acorn Press Canada, 1999 - Collector's First Edition of 800
Page Count: 218 - Trim Size: 6x9, softcover
ISBN:0-9691362-3-4 / CISS
Page Count: 86 - Trim Size:
6x9 - Softcover SOLD OUT
Published by Coach House Press, Toronto (now defunct)
(Available in Rare book section at National Library under The Nicky Drumbolis Collection of Coach House Press)
Spirit of Toronto:1834-1984
Compiled & Edited by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Foreword by Mayor of Toronto, David Crombie
ISBN:0-9691362-0-X / CISS logbook: ISBN 978-0-9691362-0-0
Published by Image Publishing, Toronto/Hamilton (now defunct)
Page Count: 350 / Trim Size: 6x9 - Hardcover
Print Run: 3000 - SOLD OUT
Acorn Press Canada is a registered publishing imprint in Ontario, Canada,
owned & operated by Canadian artist, Margaret Lindsay Holton.
Order any of the above titles via your favourite bookstore, using the registered ISBN,
All Rights Reserved. Queries: contact the Publisher
Note: Some of the above titles are now available, used, via Amazon.com
Samples of Margaret Lindsay Holton's poetry were recently reviewed in Brick Books
40th Anniversary 'Celebration of Canadian Poetry' by Dr. Carol Soucek King.