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After the Fireworks
Raymond Filip's subject is alienation, and he writes about it with a stylistic gusto that's...
A Bridge of Leaves
Marking the passage from childhood and adolescence to the adult world, this work describes the...
À la hauteur de Grand Central Station je me suis assise et j'ai pleuré
By Grand Central Station est l'une des oeuvres les plus dénudées, les plus écorchées vives...
Cadillac Road
With its starting point in the late 1940s, Cadillac Road is the story of red-haired...
Island of the Nightingales
These are stories of women searching for identity and place and purpose in an international...
Nobody Looks That Young Here
This is Currie Township, Southwestern Ontario, where roads crumble, barns rot, jobs erode, marriages suffocate,...
Beginning with seductive thoughts from Neruda's memorias, and brooding over the legends of the Haida people in British Columbia (the white raven) and Italian superstitions (the black cat), the protagonist transports the reader into the world of Canadian immigration post-WW2. On the one hand, there is the memory never wiped from the mind of the protagonist who returns and sees his old hometown as it once was. Additionally, there is the suffering caused by migration. Like the hunter who, after a few years of living in Canada, returns home to enjoy the fruits of a pension -- and realizes the...

"Alone, quietly alone as always in the solitude that every man carries within, like an unforgettable relic, I am going to the convent to wash my conscience."
The light of the soul: Neruda, the white raven, the black cat
The Coincidence
Fatal Light Awareness
Picture Theory
The Daughter of Christopher Columbus
Itzel I: A Tlatelolco Awakening
The Snows of Yesteryear
McKinley's Ghost & the Little Tin Truck
Smile, you're getting old!
Life Stories
Help Me, Rhonda & Other Stories
La Famille Gaetano
Holy Fools + 2 Stories