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The Bleeds

The Bleeds

“Nasrallah paints a vivid picture of this fictitious dictatorship, especially the father/son relationship that at once holds the country together and threatens to bring the whole house of cards crashing down.”

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The Crime on Cote des Neiges

The Crime on Cote des Neiges

The Crime on Cote des Neiges is fun, page-turning goodness, writing to wrap up warm in on a rainy day; a ticket to another world.”

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The Crime on Cote des Neiges

The Crime on Cote des Neiges

“Someone had gone to a hell of a lot of trouble just for me… They really needn’t have bothered.”

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Montreal, City of Secrets

Montreal, City of Secrets

“From 1861 until the end of the war in 1865, clandestine activities in Montreal closely resembled what occurred in places such as spy-riddled Casablanca, Lisbon or Geneva during the Second World War.”

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The Bleeds

The Bleeds

“I like to take my breakfast on the veranda, in the humid morning air, while reading The Nation. That way I know exactly how to abuse its editor during our daily exchange. A national newspaper, to my mind, should have priorities.”

PETINF14-QuebecReads-Favicon-32x32Written by Dimitri Nasrallah
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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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Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik

Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik

“A dusting of snow had fallen over the village and a green curtain of electric light rippled across the sky.”

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Cycling to Asylum

Cycling to Asylum

“What did he say?
“He said something about how I should leave now unless I planned to stay forever.”
“So you stayed.”

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Cycling to Asylum

Cycling to Asylum

Cycling to Asylum is a mostly successful blend of various genres, set in future versions of New York City and Montreal.

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