Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Recommended Reading: A Season in the Life of Emmanuel by Marie-Claire Blais

Share |
Recommended Reading: A Season in the Life of Emmanuel by Marie-Claire Blais

New Canadian Library, 1992

In her third and most powerful novel, Marie-Claire Blais explores, with sober compassion and realistic detail, a season in the life of Emmanuel, the sixteenth child of a poverty-stricken farmer’s family in rural Quebec.

First published in 1965, A Season in the Life of Emmanuel established Blais’s international reputation when it won the Prix France-Québec and the Prix Médicis of France. The novel has been translated into 13 languages.

From the catalogue. Read more about A Season in the Life of Emmanuel at the McClelland & Stewart website.