A Season in the Life of Emmanuel

A Season in the Life of Emmanuel

Book - 1992
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In her third and most powerful novel, Marie-Claire Blais explores, with sober compassion and realistic detail, a season in the life of Emmanuel, the sixteenth child of a poverty-stricken farmer's family in rural Quebec. First published in 1965, A Season in the Life of Emmanuel established Blais's international reputation when it won the Prix France-Québec and the Prix Médicis of France. The novel has been translated into 13 languages.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1992, c1966.
ISBN: 9780771098802
Branch Call Number: BLAIS
Characteristics: 138 p. ; 18 cm.


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Nov 09, 2017

A doomed prophetic poet, perverted churchmen, delinquent boys and great poverty; striking in its scenes but it so disconnected and undeveloped; I didn't like it, and had to put some effort into finishing it.

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