The Immaculate Conception by Gaetan SoucyThe Immaculate Conception by Gaetan Soucy

The Immaculate Conception

byGaetan SoucyTranslated byLazer Lederhendler

Paperback | August 1, 2007

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East-end Montreal in the mid-1920s. A popular restaurant is razed by an arsonist. Seventy-five people perish in the inferno. While strolling with his wheelchair-ridden father, a man furtively salvages a charred icon from the ruins. He is Remouald Tremblay, a self-effacing bank clerk whose pocket holds a treasured rabbit's foot and whose memory contains an unspeakable hell.

Originally published in 1994 as L'Immaculee conception, this is the novel that established Gaetan Soucy as a powerful new literary force in Quebec. In it, he echoes the writing of Edgar Allan Poe and Fyodor Dostoevsky. Immaculate Conception was shortlisted for the Giller Prize in 2006.

GAÉTAN SOUCY was a novelist and professor. He published four novels to wide acclaim in Canada and abroad: The Immaculate Conception, which was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction; Atonement, Vaudeville!; and The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches, which was translated in...
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Title:The Immaculate ConceptionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.84 inPublished:August 1, 2007Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887847838

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"It takes a short time to read and a long time to forget. It has the power of a Grimm fairy tale...Nothing is what it first seems." - Toronto Star