Kamouraska

Kamouraska

Book - 2012
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A classic of Canadian literature by the great Quebecoise writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Quebec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnieres: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; and her passion for George Nelson, an American doctor.

Passionate and evocative, Kamouraska is the timeless story of one woman's destructive commitment to an ideal love. Translated into seven languages, Kamouraska won the Paris book prize and was made into a landmark feature film by Claude Jutra. This edition features a brilliant new introduction by Noah Richler.

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, House of Anansi Press,, 2012.
Copyright Date: ©1970
ISBN: 9781770892545
Characteristics: x, 265 pages ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Shapiro, Norman R. - Translator

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