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Arvida : Stories (Translation) (Paperback) (Samuel Archibald)

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A twenty-five-thousand-copy bestseller in Quebec, Arvida, with its stories of innocent young girls and wild beasts, attempted murder and ritual mutilation, haunted houses and road trips heading nowhere, is unforgettable. Like a Proust-obsessed Cormac McCarthy, Samuel Archibald's portrait of his hometown, a model town design by American industrialist Arthur Vining Davis, does for Quebec's North what William Faulkner did for the South, and heralds an important new voice in world literature.

Samuel Archibald teaches contemporary popular culture at the University of Quebec in Montreal, where he lectures on genre fiction, horror movies, and video games, among other subjects.

Edition: Translation
Number of Pages: 213
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Biblioasis International Translation Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Samuel Archibald
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2015
TCIN: 50108459
UPC: 9781771960427
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-4413
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