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Perfect Circle

by Pascale Quiviger, translated by Sheila Fischman

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list price: $22.95
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published: Oct 2006
ISBN:9781897151044
publisher: Cormorant Books
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Marianne, a young Montrealer, has come to live in Tuscany to draw and write and examine her life. Here she meets Marco, a temptingly seductive man who still lives in his mother’s house in the village and who’s not prepared to commit himself to anything resembling a shared life. Though he breaks her heart, again and again, Marianne can only avoid him by returning to Canada.

 

This first novel by Pascale Quiviger is marked by its luminous language and its unstinting look at what makes Marianne, and Marco, and, indeed, an entire village and the world beyond it, tick.

About the Authors

Pascale Quiviger

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Sheila Fischman is the translator of more than 150 novels. She has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation, the Canada Council Translation Prize, and the Molson Prize for the Arts. She lives in Montreal.
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Awards
  • Short-listed, Scotiabank Giller Prize
Editorial Reviews

“Quiviger’s prose will seduce the romantic with its many charms, while satisfying the realist with its challenging portrayal of a modern relationship that attempts to bridge two cultures, two languages, and two independent personalities.”

— Quill and Quire

“Quiviger’s prose flits across lofty queries and explores them with a lucid and gripping poetic style.”

— The Globe and Mail

“With The Perfect Circle, Quiviger gives us a wholly satisfying novel – one that stimulates the intellect while inflaming the senses.”

— Montreal Gazette

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