Archive for November, 2017

2017 English-Language Publisher Hits & Misses

2017 English-Language Publisher Hits & Misses

This year, we begin a new tradition and ask a handful of English-language publishers to look back at 2017, focusing as ever on Quebec fiction.

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Twenty-One Cardinals

Twenty-One Cardinals

“We lived in the most wonderful anarchy, and I loved that house. The doors slammed, the stairs trembled, the walls shook, life stamped its feet with impatience.”

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Sports and Pastimes

Sports and Pastimes

“It gets steep. Very steep. I can’t see the end of the incline. It’s really long. Félix takes off like a shot. I hate him.”

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The Original Face

The Original Face

“This is such a depressing waste of time,” he concludes. “This isn’t my life. My life is going nowhere working on art stuff. How do I get back to my life?”

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La chair de Clémentine

La chair de Clémentine

“It was too much. Much too much. It was madness.”

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