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Her sad soul would stay close to Holt Renfrew, maybe even after Holt Renfrew might move, for example, to Toronto, and without Holt Renfrew at any time consenting to open the doors that would lead to her salvation, to her dress.
Nature has no secret plan. Nature is not a kind organizer. Nature doesn’t give a shit. She does her thing. Drops us through the hole, then waits.
Marc Séguin vividly describes the mundane but germane moments of being that make up a life.
I was twenty years old when I met Ueno Takami, the Japanese poet. Some said he was a monk, others that he had a wife and two children, still others that he was the president of a large Japanese importing firm.
At the time I didn’t know what the truth was.
Canadians have long seen slavery in terms, above all, of the Underground Railway. But as historian Marcel Trudel reveals, men and women at every level of French and English Canadian society owned slaves.
A vacation in Ireland is meant to get a regular couple back on track. But they are still unpacking when one of them finds the body of a young woman washed up on the beach.
21 Days in October is a true coming-of-age novel set against a politically charged backdrop in 1970s Montreal. And sometimes it takes a good story to remind us of where we’ve come from. Forty years wasn’t so long ago, after all.
Anyone approaching Vincent Thibault’s Parkour and the Art du déplacement expecting a how-to guide filled with fitness drills is in for a surprise. The book could also be called “The Art of Living,” focusing as it does on how to apply the philosophy behind parkour to everyday life.
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If you’re the slightest bit squeamish, or a lifelong vegan, you might find yourself skimming over a few sections of this novel. Then again, you might just end up being morbidly fascinated by how close it takes you to nature. Poacher’s Faith is a tale to be savoured.