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The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love. This edition…read more

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Few stories better capture the spirit of what it is to be Canadian than Roch Carrier's The Hockey Sweater . This tale of a little Québecois boy who idolizes the great Maurice "Rocket" Richard has become a Canadian classic. The joy he feels when his mother writes to "Mister…read more

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Lors de la veillée funéraire et des funérailles d'un héros de guerre, la conscription devient une allégorie des relations tendues entre les Canadiens français et les Anglais, marquées par la méfiance, la peur et la haine. Roman de guerre? Oui. C'est itou un roman de soumission et de révolte, de…read more

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Vital, funny, moving and assured, La Guerre, Yes Sir! is a surrealist fable set in rural Quebec during WWI and one of the major achievements in Canadian fiction. Canadian Literature greeted its first appearance in these terms: "It is the French-Canadian writer Roch Carrier who comes closest to the…read more

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Vital, funny, moving and assured, La Guerre, Yes Sir! is a surrealist fable set in rural Quebec during WWI and one of the major achievements in Canadian fiction. Canadian Literature greeted its first appearance in these terms: It is the French-Canadian writer Roch Carrier who comes closest to the…read more

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The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love.read more

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Roch Carrier was born May 13, 1937 in Sainte-Justine, Quebec. He went to boarding school in neighbouring Saint-Georges de Beauce. He earned a B.A. in 1957 from Université Saint-Louis in Edmundston, New Brunswick, a Masters in 1964 from the Université de Montréal, and a Doctorat ès Lettres in 1970,…read more

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C'est l'histoire d'un vieillard, Vieux-Thomas, qui a été dans sa jeunesse bûcheron, chasseur, homme d'équipage, amant, et qui revit maintenant son histoire en imagination, car la vieillesse et l'incompréhension des siens qu'il appelle — «les Autres» — clouent Vieux-Thomas dans sa berceuse. Pas…read more

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In nineteenth-century Quebec a woman plots the murder of her husband after the death of their child. After brewing a poison, she is arrested, denounced as a witch, and in a devastating conclusion, released from her terrifying obsessions.read more