Therfse And Pierrette And The Little Hanging Angel by Michel TremblayTherfse And Pierrette And The Little Hanging Angel by Michel Tremblay

Therfse And Pierrette And The Little Hanging Angel

byMichel TremblayTranslated bySheila Fischman

Paperback | January 1, 1996

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This is the second of five novels in Michel Tremblay's Plateau Mont-Royal series, an evocative, magical retelling of the author's own birth, childhood, and adolescence in a working-class Montreal neighbourhood populated by eccentrics, dreamers and imaginary characters of mythic proportions.Three schoolgirls, "Thérèse 'n' Pierrette" and their friend Simone, are caught upin the dark mysteries of their rites of passage: innocence moving into experience; life into birth. Circling around their uncertainties are cold, merciless predators, ready to strike at the slightest sign of weakness-the vicious hypocrisy of the Church, the cruel ignorance of the petty bourgeoisie, and the burning lust of the child molester.
Michel Tremblay One of the most produced and the most prominent playwrights in the history of Canadian theatre, Michel Tremblay has received countless prestigious honours and accolades. His dramatic, literary and autobiographical works have long enjoyed remarkable international popularity, including translations of his plays that hav...
Title:Therfse And Pierrette And The Little Hanging AngelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 1996

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ISBN - 10:0889221987

ISBN - 13:9780889221987

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For those who like their drama intense, Marcel Pursued by the Hounds is an extended tour de force with no act or scene breaks. Governor General's Award winner Michel Tremblay examines how our "innocent" childhood games and fantasies come back to haunt us in adult life, full of the dangers and realities invisible to us as children.