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Portrait of a husband with the ashes of his wife
Portrait of a Husband with the Ashes of His Wife addresses themes of destiny and...
Date With Destiny
In this collection of ten short stories, the main characters -- women between the ages...
Here And Not Elsewhere: Selected Poems: 1990-2010
A bilingual English-Italian collection of poetry from one of Switzerland's widely published Italian-language poets and critics.
Farida
In this classic love story featuring passion, jealousy and murder, and set in pre-World War...
Life Stories
I have written Life Stories virtually in the space of one breath -- these stories...
The Stalinist's Wife
Louise Aubert leaves Mathieu Lord when he joins the Stalinist party. Fifteen years later, she...
This history of oppression and its effects, at the heart of a French-Canadian family in the 1950s and 1960s, depicts a combination of prohibitions and censures. While the father demands the children's slavish obedience and labour, the mother promises some protection from his tyranny--until the family settles into a flea pit hotel at the cross-roads of a practically deserted village. Surrounded by an impenetrable forest, the hotel hosts regulars that resemble characters from Hugo and Gorki, and family life declines. In hopes of escape, the younger daughter marries while the elder, against her parents' wishes, immerses herself in studies and...

"We children adopted submissive behaviour. Some of us practised the humility that is fitting for inferiors. We put on acts of gratefulness. 'Thank you' and 'excuse me' came to our lips at the slightest instance. Our mother tamed us, as she put it."
The Four Roads Hotel

France Théoret, Luise von Flotow
2017
The Four Roads Hotel
Vigil Poems
The Golden Shower: Or What Men Want
Snow Drifts, I Sing: Selected Poems
A Small Map of Experience: Reflections & Aphorisms
The Absolute Is a Round Die
Speak Only of the Moon: A New Translation of Rumi
Pondering the Weight of Being: Selected Poems (1944-2013)
Breathing Underwater
Delft Blue & Objects of the World: Archives I and II
Images
Dark Menagerie
The Coincidence