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Black Bird -a signed copy

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing
2003 0676975275 / 9780676975277
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) C S Richardson Cover Design
Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author, as well this has been signed and inscribed by the author (signed twice, once with inscription), ---"Black Bird, Michel Basilières's superb first novel, tries to be the One Hundred Years of Solitude of Quebec's October Crisis, and, by and large, it fulfills this lofty ambition. Basilières invites his readers into the home of Montreal's Desouche family, an eccentric household that harbours a terrorist, a handful of grave-robbers, two official languages, a crow, a ghost, and a matriarch in a coma. Once the story has settled comfortably into this little ménage, things begin to get weird. It begins with an explosion, when Marie Desouche inadvertently murders her Anglophone maternal grandfather by bombing a popular smoked-meat restaurant. This tragedy inaugurates a very bad year for the Desouches--these hapless and impoverished ne'er-do-wells become embroiled in all of Quebec's troubles, from the premier's drunk-driving mishap to the John Cross murder. Along the way, Basilières shoots sly winks at Voltaire, Stevenson, Mary Shelley, and Bulgakov (Woland from The Master and Margarita makes a cameo appearance as a theatrical impresario)"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
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