Collected Later Novels

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Anansi, Jan 1, 2003 - Fiction - 274 pages
This attractive trade paperback collection of Anne Hé bert's later novels includes some of the most accomplished and best loved fiction of her more than sixty-year career, and features an introduction by her dear friend and fellow acclaimed ex-pat writer, Mavis Gallant. This volume contains the beautiful and tragic Burden of Dreams, winner of the Governor General's Award for French fiction; Auré lien, Clara, Mademoiselle, and the English Lieutenant, a shimmering fable that captivates and dazzles with its simple beauty; Am I disturbing you?, the raw and chaotic tale of a distraught young woman, nominated for the Giller Prize; and A Suit of Light, Hé bert's final novel about the realization of one family's dangerous dreams. A genuine Hé bert treasure trove, Collected Later Novels celebrates one of Canada's most important writers.

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Anne Hébert was born on August 1, 1916 in Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, a small village 40 kilometres from Quebec City. When she died in January 2000, she was one of Canada's most highly acclaimed and successful literary stars.

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