Thèmes narratifs (littérature)

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In a Land without Dogs the Cats Learn to Bark

Par (auteur) Jonathan Garfinkel
Catégories: Littérature générale

In his wildly ambitious and darkly funny debut novel, Jonathan Garfinkel probes the fractured nature of identity, the necessity of lies, and the bloody legacy of the Soviet Empire.  

Spanning generations, ...

We Have Never Lived On Earth

Par (auteur) Kasia Van Schaik
Catégories: Nouvelles
Séries: Robert Kroetsch Series

Kasia Van Schaik’s debut story collection follows the journey of Charlotte Ferrier, a child of divorce raised by a single mother in a small town in British Columbia after moving from South Africa. Mother ...

La colère de l'autre

Ève n’a jamais ouvert la bouche pour protester. Quand on n’a jamais parlé, par où commencer ? Christophe, pour sa part, préfère ne pas penser, ça lui donne envie de frapper. Et pourquoi sa blonde ...

The Hunter and the Old Woman

Par (auteur) Pamela Korgemagi
Catégories: Littérature générale

In the tradition of Life of Pi by Yann Martel and The Bear by Claire Cameron, The Hunter and the Old Woman is a breathtaking debut novel told through the voices of Cougar and Man, two creatures utterly ...

All That Monk Business

Par (auteur) Barry Kennedy
Catégories: Littérature générale

All That Monk Business is a gritty, comic, emotional charge through Vancouver’s Commercial Drive and Downtown Eastside, a story of people coming to grips with the past while nourishing themselves through ...

Running Downhill Like Water

Par (auteur) Jane Woods
Catégories: Littérature générale

Set in a small town in Québec, Running Downhill Like Water consists of four interconnected stories spanning fifty years of the lives of people whose ­prospects have been violently shattered.

Letters From Johnny

Par (auteur) Wayne Ng
Catégories: Littérature générale
Séries: Essential Prose Series

Set in Toronto 1970, just as the FLQ crisis emerges to shake an innocent country, eleven-year-old Johnny Wong uncovers an underbelly to his tight, downtown neighbourhood. He shares a room with his Chinese ...

Two White Queens and the One-Eyed Jack

Par (auteur) Heidi von Palleske
Catégories: Littérature générale

A modern literary novel with mythic and gothic overtones set between between the 1960s and the 1980s. A boy falls from a tree and his best friend feels responsible. Loss and guilt bind them as they grow ...

The Occidental Hotel

Par (auteur) John Mays
Présentation par Anne Collins & Richard Rhodes
Catégories: Littérature générale
Séries: Essential Prose Series

A brooding fugitive hides out in a crumbling hotel that was once filled with celebrities enjoying the successes of postwar America, reflecting on the ruins of the South and on the life of a German performance ...

All I Ask

Par (auteur) Eva Crocker
Catégories: Littérature générale

Like Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends and Eileen Myles’s Chelsea Girls, All I Ask by the award-winning and highly acclaimed author Eva Crocker is a defining novel of a generation, a bold ...