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Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy - Review

In France, where I grew up, Little Sister would be at home in my favourite genre: le fantastique. As Wikipedia describes it: “What is distinctive about the fantastique is the intrusion of supernatural phenomena into an otherwise realist narrative.” Fantastique…

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Believing Cedric by Mark Lavorato - CanLit

Cedric is so insignificant that he doesn’t get to be the main character of his own life. When this nondescript middle-age man sees himself traveling in time to notable events of his past, he can’t get anyone to acknowledge the…

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Book Review: The Bear by Claire Cameron

I was intrigued by The Bear by Claire Cameron as soon as I saw it on a bookstore shelf: a very simple book cover which features the silhouette of two young children contrasting with the huge title, written in awkward,…

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