The Invention Of Death by Hubert AquinThe Invention Of Death by Hubert Aquin

The Invention Of Death

byHubert AquinTranslated byJoseph Jones

Paperback | July 1, 2013

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The Invention of Death is a translation of Hubert Aquin's novel, L'invention de la mort, written in 1959 and remaining unpublished until 1991. Journalist René Lallemant looks back on the jealousy and adultery that marked his relationship with Madeleine Vallin. Caught in a state between madness and despair, René explores his current existential fatigue in the form of a personal journal, documenting the self-destructive thoughts that lead to his eventual suicide.
Hubert Aquin was a novelist, political activist, essayist, filmmaking and editor born in Montreal, Quebec on October 24, 1929. He was active in the Quebec Independentist political party before announcing that he was going "underground" to work for independence through terrorism. His first novel, Prochain episode, was published in 1965,...
Title:The Invention Of DeathFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 8.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:Quattro BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:192744327X

ISBN - 13:9781927443279

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