Marshall Godwin | Author
I am a writer of novels. I used to be a writer of medical articles and medical books. I was an academic family doctor and professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. I am retired, and in my retirement I have become an author of fiction — a novelist. Learn more
- Felsenmeer -
A German word meaning ‘ocean of stones’. There are many felsenmeers in Newfoundland and Labrador. Read my blog post
On The Wharf
Standing on a wharf in Port St. William, a small outport in Newfoundland, Uncle John and young Johnnie share stories from their lives as they watch the sun rise out of the ocean every Saturday morning. Uncle John, who is 86 years old when the story begins, tells tales about his encounters with women he loved throughout his life. Young Johnnie, 16 when the story begins, tells stories of his teenage and early adult life. The effects of Uncle John’s past life on young Johnnie’s current life bring their stories together as one tangled tale with repercussions no one expected.
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Novels by Marshall Godwin
The Newfoundland Series
Home to Liza (2018)
A stand alone novel, set in Newfoundland and covers a time span from the 1950′s to the present day. It is a story of an ordinary woman who lived an extraordinary life. (continue reading)
On The Wharf (2019)
Standing on a wharf in Port St. William, a small outport in Newfoundland, Uncle John and young Johnnie share stories from their lives as they watch the sun rise out of the ocean every Saturday morning. (continue reading)
The Beothuk Series
Belle Maro (2011)
A sweeping historical novel that traces three centuries of cross cultural contact and relations between the Beothuk and the European settlers who came to Newfoundland. (continue reading)