This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor in the book of essays examines a specific novel, focusing on the prevailing themes and literary elements used by Ricci to construct his work of fiction. This critical study allows the reader to enhance one’s understanding of Ricci’s particular style and vision as a writer. It also provides an understanding of Nino Ricci’s contribution to contemporary Canadian fiction and world literature.