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Queues

Queues

“we tolerate Mondays
we tolerate winter mornings
when the first toe to step on the frozen floor
warns us it’s going to be a good day
to die”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Pierre-Luc Landry
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exile

exile

your name i ask
first name only
nickname if you want
fake name if you must

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I Never Talk About It

I Never Talk About It

“I don’t know how to do this. How to quit. This.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Guillaume Morissette
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Le vertige des insectes

Le vertige des insectes

“Mathilde felt her chest tighten. Maybe her heart was breaking. The days passed by unnoticed. A gloom woke her in the morning and enveloped her at night. Sadness caught up with her in each corner of the apartment.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Arielle Aaronson
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Le vertige des insectes

Le vertige des insectes

Le vertige des insectes is a subtle, unspectacular novel of checked smiles and repressed emotions. But still waters run deep.

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Review by Peter McCambridge
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J’écris parce que je chante mal

J’écris parce que je chante mal

“You’ll lock your bedroom door, putting up a ‘No Adults’ poster. I’ll swear I find the whole thing idiotic, even though I’ll envy your own little kingdom where your worries seem very small indeed to me from the outside. Your arms, your nose, your ears will grow too quickly and you’ll look like a monkey for a while. Your mother will still think you’re gorgeous. I won’t be so sure.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Translation by Peter McCambridge
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J’écris parce que je chante mal

J’écris parce que je chante mal

J’écris parce que je chante mal is a thoroughly charming collection of very short fiction, each short story lasting no more than a paragraph or a page or three. In all, around 100 stories make up the 200 pages.

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Review by Peter McCambridge
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