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These Festive Nights by Marie-Claire Blais , Translated by Sheila Fischman

Winner of QWF Translation Prize in 1999

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Originally published in French under the title Soifs, critics around the world called this book a tour de force, comparing Blais with Virginia Woolf, Dante, Sophocles, and Shakespeare.

This swirling, baroque fresco captures the mood of our apocalyptic age, rendering it in powerfully evocative prose.

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French, translated from English

Fiction

1999

0-88784-6017

House of Anansi Press

Toronto

1999

304

softcover