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The Party Wall

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ISBN: 9781771960762
format: Trade paperback
series: Biblioasis International Translation
pages: 200
publisher: Biblioasis
pub. date: 2016-04-12

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 GILLER PRIZE

SELECTED FOR INDIES INTRODUCE SUMMER/FALL 2016

WINNER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS FRANCE-QUEBEC PRIZE

NOMINATED FOR THE QUEBEC BOOKSELLER'S PRIZE

Catherine Leroux's The Party Wall shifts between and ties together stories about pairs joined in surprising ways. A woman learns that she may not be the biological mother of her own son despite having given birth to him; a brother and sister unite, as their mother dies, to search for their long-lost father; two young sisters take a detour home, unaware of the tragedy that awaits; and a political couple--when the husband accedes to power in a post-apocalyptic future state--is shaken by the revelation of their own shared, if equally unknown, history.

Lyrical, intelligent, and profound, The Party Wall is luminously human, a surreally unforgettable journey through the barriers that can both separate us and bring us together.

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