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City of Forgetting

by (author) Robert Majzels

Publisher
The Mercury Press
Initial publish date
Sep 1998
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551280455
    Publish Date
    Sep 1998
    List Price
    $16.95

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Description

Characters from Shakespeare, Hollywood films and Greek mythology, along with other literary and cultural figures, wander homeless and penniless in a wonderfully evoked present-day Montreal in this brilliant, moving novel.

About the author

Robert Majzels, author of Apikoros Sleuth and City of Forgetting (Mercury), is a Montreal-born prose writer, playwright, translator and teacher; his first novel, Hellman’s Scrapbook (Cormorant), was hailed and acclaimed. His play This Night the Kapo won first prize in the Dorothy Silver Competition and the Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition. In 1991, his fiction was featured in Coming Attractions (Oberon); his translations include Anne Dandurand’s Small Souls Under Siege (Cormorant) and The Waiting Room (The Mercury Press), and France Daigle’s 1953 (House of Anansi). He has also translated several novels by France Daigle, short stories by Anne Dandurand and, with Erin Mouré, two books of poetry by Nicole Brossard. Robert Majzels lives in Quebec.

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