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Gérard Bessette - Not for Every Eye - 9781550961492 - V9781550961492
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Not for Every Eye

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Description for Not for Every Eye Paperback. Translator(s): Shortliffe, Glen. Series: Exile Classics. Num Pages: 111 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 137 x 10. Weight in Grams: 159.
Both touchingly comical and extremely provocative, this novel deals with ennui in Quebec and the intellectual alienation of a disenchanted hero, Hervé Jodoin. Jodoin has come to Saint Joachim to work in the town’s only bookstore. The proprietor, Léon Chicoine, is a seemingly respectable man who claims to be the secret agent of free thought and liberty, keeping a collection of books for specific customers only. However, when Jodoin sells a book by a well-known, subversive author, the resulting crisis within the town involves not only Chicoine, but also the town priest and our hero’s lonely landlady. This revised edition contains ... Read more

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About Gérard Bessette
Gérard Bessette was a noted French Canadian author and a former professor at the Royal Military College and Queen’s University in Canada. His work includes the award-winning The Cycle and Incubation. He was the recipient of the Governor General’s Award and the Prix David. Steven Urquhart is a translator, the executor of the Gérard Bessette estate, and an associate professor at the ... Read more

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