A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

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Canongate, 2003 - Rwanda - 258 pages
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The swimming pool of the Mille-Collines hotel is a magnet for a privileged group of Kigali residents. Among the patrons is the waitress Gentille, a beautiful Hutu often mistaken for a Tutsi, long admired by Valcourt, a Canadian journalist and film-maker."

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Rwanda in the 1990s is as daunting a setting for a novel as one could choose, but Canadian journalist Courtemanche uses his time there to craft a compelling examination of humanity's heart of ... Read full review

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A devestating portrayal of the Rwandan tragedies of genocide and AIDS,in novel/memoir form. Not for the faint of heart (or stomach) as atrocities are given human face and there were no heros except to cry "never again" thru breaking the silence as is done here. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Gil Courtemanche is an author and journalist in international and Third World politics. Among his recent nonfiction works are Quebec (1998) and Nouvelles douces coleres (1999). He lives in Montreal.
Patricia Claxton is one of Canada's foremost translators, and the recipient of two Governer General's Awards for translation. She lives in Montreal.

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