Kildare Robert Eric Dobbs (born 1923) is a Canadian
short storyand travel writer.
Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, he was educated in Irelandand later spent 5 years in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. After the war he worked in the British Colonial Service in Tanganyka. Dobbs came to Canada in 1952 and became a teacher, editor for Macmillan of Canada, managing editor of "Saturday Night", and book editor of the " Toronto Star".
In 2000, he was awarded the
Order of Ontario. Dobbs lives in Toronto, Ontariowith his wife [http://www.koolurisdobbs.ca Linda Kooluris Dobbs] , a noted portrait artist, painter and photographer.
*"Running to Paradise" - 1962
*"Reading the Time" - 1968
*"Canada" 1964 1965
*"The Great Fur Opera" - 1970
*"Pride and Fall: A Novella and Six Stories" - 1981
*"Historic Canada" - 1984
*"Coastal Canada" - 1985
*"Anatolian Suite: Travels and Discursions in Turkey" - 1989
*"Ribbon of Highway: By Bus Along the Trans-Canada" - 1991
*"Smiles and Chukkers & Other Vanities" - 1994
*"The Eleventh Hour: Poems for the Third Millennium" - 1997
*"Casablanca: The Poem" - 1999
*"Running the Rapids:A Writer's Life" - 2005
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