Butcher

byNicolas BillonForeword byLouise Arbour

Paperback | October 14, 2014

Butcher by Nicolas Billon
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An old man in a military uniform and a Santa hat is dumped at the police station. He doesn't speak English, and a lawyer's business card is baited on the meat hook that hangs on his neck. As a lawyer, a police officer and a translator struggle to unravel the truth, they uncover a past that won't stay buried, and a decades-old quest for justice that must be served.

This edition includes a foreword by Louise Arbour, former Supreme Court of Canada justice and former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and notes on the Lavinian language created for the play.

Butcher premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects in October 2014.

Praise for Nicolas Billon's Iceland:

'Billon is a masterful storyteller, drawing us into his characters' lives via richly detailed monologues, full of haunting imagery that echoes throughout the play.'

-NOW Magazine

Nicolas Billon's plays have been produced across Canada as well as New York, London, Paris, and Tokyo. His first play, The Elephant Song, was made into a feature film starring Bruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan and Catherine Keener; his latest play, Butcher, is currently in development with Rhombus Media. Nic's awards include the Governor G...
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Title:ButcherFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:104 pages, 8.28 X 5.46 X 0.35 inShipping dimensions:104 pages, 8.28 X 5.46 X 0.35 inPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:Coach House BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1552453006

ISBN - 13:9781552453001

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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