La Guerre, Yes Sir! by Roch CarrierLa Guerre, Yes Sir! by Roch Carrier

La Guerre, Yes Sir!

byRoch Carrier

Paperback | April 1, 1998

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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 significance, power and artistry of Faulkner at his best . . . . He might well be able to do for French Canada what Faulkner did for the American South."
Roch Carrier was born in the small town of Sainte-Justine, Quebec, in 1937. He received a BA from the Universite Saint-Louis in Edmunston, New Brunswick, a master's degree from the Universite de Montreal, and a doctorate at the Universite de Paris. He published his first book, La Guerre, Yes Sir! in 1968 at the age of 31. He was secret...
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Title:La Guerre, Yes Sir!Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.06 × 5 × 0.33 inPublished:April 1, 1998Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887846262

ISBN - 13:9780887846267

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Incoherent Although a Canadian classic, I had a difficult time understanding the writing. Perhaps this was due to the fact that it was translated, but there were many run on sentences and grammatical mistakes that I would not have expected to see in a published novel. Save your time and read something else instead.
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