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Royal

Royal

Royal is thoroughly entertaining, which comes as something of a surprise given the on-the-face-of-it thoroughly unpleasant narrator, the potentially dry subject matter, and the lack of stakes.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Review by Peter McCambridge
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À la fin ils ont dit à tout le monde d’aller se rhabiller

À la fin ils ont dit à tout le monde d’aller se rhabiller

An intimate look at depression, with a sharp and witty narrator.

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Review by Natalia Hero
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News From My Mother

News From My Mother

“I walked from one apartment block to the other, trying to find a trace of your existence. It’s stupid, I know. But I was hoping that the happiness you guys felt forty years ago would have been set in the bricks or concrete, imprisoned in the reflection of the tiles..”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Benjamin Hedley
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Hiroshimoi

Hiroshimoi

“She falls asleep with you, at night. Sees your morning waffle. Smells your fresh-out-of-the-shower scent and knows how water beads on your skin just before you wrap yourself up in a towel.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Marie-Claude Plourde
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Des Explosions

Des Explosions

What if Michael Bay were, against all odds, a misunderstood cinematic genius right up there with the likes of Plato, Sartre, Kant, Derrida, et al.?

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Review by Aleshia Jensen
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Sports et divertissements

Sports et divertissements

“You’re unhappy,” she says.
“I dunno.”
“You’re unhappy then.”
“No,” I sigh. “I feel a little empty, that’s all.”
“But you are empty. A Class A superficial bitch who destroys everything in her path.”
“True.”
“Feel any better?”
“No.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Peter McCambridge
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Sports et divertissements

Sports et divertissements

Every minute spent in this anti-hero’s company is a delight. There are dizzyingly great drunken scenes, there’s cocaine, orgies (“The pool filter had better be in top shape—it’s going to have its work cut out”), spiked drinks, illegal border crossings, unfastened seatbelts, bad sex, a suicide, and more bad sex (“At least he came. My pride is intact.”). And yet as readers we demand more. More! we shout as we bounce from excess to excess.

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Review by Peter McCambridge
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