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Jacques Renaud's Le casse, translated here as Broke City, is, if nothing else, an important work in Quebecois literary history, as it was one of the first and certainly the most scandalous novel to have been written in "joual". It's not just a novel about a bunch of low-lifes scamming for a living, it was a conscious smack in the face of the Canadian establishment. Renaud wrote the book in joual because it was, he claimed, how he and his friends spoke. This was something of an affront to literary manners at the time, particularly as Renaud was not like...
Broke City

Jacques Renaud, David Homel
1984
Broke City
Fabrizio's Passion
A Beach in Maine
Dark Man
The Past at Our Feet
The Stalinist's Wife
The Death of André Breton
The Trestler House
The Blue Whale
A Father's Revenge
La Famille Gaetano
Portrait of a husband with the ashes of his wife
Moncton Mantra