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Wolf

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais

translated by Sheil Fischman

introduction by Edmund White

Publisher
Exile Editions
Initial publish date
Jul 2008
Category
General, Gay
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550961058
    Publish Date
    Jul 2008
    List Price
    $19.95

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A human wolf who operates outside the bounds of conventional morality stalks human prey in this spell-binding morose masterpiece of psychic cannibalism, hatred, perversity, and predatory love. This unconventional and provocative story explores the world of male homosexuality.

About the authors

Marie-Claire Blais
Born in Quebec, Marie-Claire Blais published her first novel at the age of 20, and has gone on to publish 20 novels to date in France and Quebec?all of which have been translated into English?in addition to five plays and several collections of poetry. All of her writings have met with international acclaim. Winner of the Prix Médicis, the Prix Belgo-Canadien, the Prix France-Québec and many others, Blais continues to devote herself to work that is proud and exacting.

Linda Gaboriau
Linda Gaboriau is an award-winning literary translator based in Montreal. Her translations of plays by Quebec’s most prominent playwrights have been published and ­produced across Canada and abroad. In her work as a ­literary manager and dramaturge, she has directed ­numerous translation residencies and international exchange projects. She was the founding director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre. Most recently she won the 2010 Governor General’s Award for Forests, her translation of the play by Wajdi Mouawad.

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