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Author: Nelly Arcan

Nelly Arcan was born in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Her first novel Putain enjoyed immediate critical and media success. It was a finalist for both the Prix Médicis and the Prix Femina, two of France's most prestigious literary awards. Three more novels followed establishing her as a literary star in Quebec and France: Folle (also nominated for the Prix Femina), À ciel ouvert, and L'enfant dans le miroir. Paradis, clef en main, her fourth novel, was completed just days before she committed suicide in 2009 at the age of thirty-six.

Breakneck
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Breakneck

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Fiction. Translated from the French by Jacob Homel. One of 49th Shelf's most anticipated fiction titles, 2015. Rose Dubois and Julie O'Brien find themselves on the roof of a Montreal apartment building on a scorching summer's day, and from that mome...

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Burqa of Skin
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Burqa of Skin

Anvil Press

Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Translated by Melissa Bull. BURQA OF SKIN is a dense collection of writings channelling harrowing disenchantment and indignation. From her very first novel, PUTAIN (Seuil, 2001), Nelly Arcan shook the literary l...

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Exit
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Exit

Anvil Press

Fiction. Translated from the French by David Scott Hamilton. Governor General's Award, Finalist. Top 10 Books of 2011, Shelf Unbound. The Globe 100: The very best of 2011. Recommended read, 49th Shelf. Book club pick, Shelf Unbound. Somewhere in Mon...

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Hysteric
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Hysteric

Anvil Press

Fiction. ReLit Long Shortlist, 2015. Type Books Awards winner. One of the Telegraph Journal's Most Anticipated Books of 2014. In this daring act of self-examination and confession, the late novelist Nelly Arcan explores the tortured end of a love af...

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