In The City Of Pigs

June 14, 2022|
In The City Of Pigs by André Forget
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  • For fans of Bel Canto and Us Conductors, a music-infused debut novel where the world of classical music collides with greed and corruption
  • Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize
  • The story is told in four movements, mimicking the structure of a symphony, and centres on a befuddled, anxious former pianist who starts writing for a publication Modern Classical when he starts a new life in Toronto
  • A debut novel infused with incredible mastery of language that captures the nuances of being an artist in a capitalist world
  • Earth World arts collective in Montreal has produced two musical performances based on early drafts of the novel, and plans to create a concert to launch the book
  • Author residence: Sheffield, England
André Forget was born in Toronto and raised in Mount Forest, Ontario. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Puritan, and his work has appeared in a variety of magazines and newspapers in Canada and the United States. He currently lives in Sheffield in the United Kingdom.
Title:In The City Of Pigs
Product dimensions:328 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.74 in
Shipping dimensions:328 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.74 in
Published:June 14, 2022
Publisher:Dundurn Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781459749085

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