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Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches (Reprint) (Paperback) (Gaetan Soucy)

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Alone with their authoritarian father on an immense estate surrounded by a forest, a pair of siblings speak a language and inhabit a universe of their own making. When their father commits suicide, they are forced into contact with the villagers beyond the enclosure and their cloak of romance and superstition quickly falls away to reveal not only the startling truth about themselves, but the startling truth about the world to them.
Balancing naiveté with carnality, Soucy creates a powerfully gripping story where nothing is as it first seems. His surprising twists and fascination with guilt, cruelty, and violence make this story a resounding triumph.

Featuring a new introduction by Rawi Hage, the Dublin IMPAC award?winning author of DeNiro’s Game.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 138
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: A List
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Gaetan Soucy
Language: English
Street Date: July 11, 2017
TCIN: 51766501
UPC: 9781487001339
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-7556
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