“This book was a pleasure to read, at times stark and haunting and at others wonderfully descriptive…”
published in translation
“My room looks like a birdhouse, perched on a balcony. Perfect for birds that’ve lost their wings.”
“Leroux’s work is filled with striking metaphors and descriptions. Every sense is evoked.”
“It takes all of two ingredients. You need an egg yolk and oil. It’s not exactly magic.”
“You went under, and I’ve been at sea ever since, searching for you in every wave.”
Read an excerpt from the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist.