Download e-book for kindle: The Red Notebook (The Notebook Series) by Michel Tremblay,Sheila Fischman

By Michel Tremblay,Sheila Fischman

ISBN-10: 0889225885

ISBN-13: 9780889225886

From the theatre of Euripides to the theatre of Montreal’s major, Michel Tremblay casts a few of his most renowned and unique personae, The Duchess, fantastic Dumas, Jean-le-Décollé and Babalu, in a complete new gentle in his new Notebooks. not like his Plateau Mount Royal novels, in which those flamboyant transvestites and their group of social misfits are noticeable from the point of view of a kid destined to find the defining attribute of his personal otherness as homosexual, the Notebooks are narrated within the voice of a tender lady, and one whose distinction isn't essentially decided by way of her sexuality, yet by way of her hugely seen actual deformity—Céline Poulin is a midget.

The 12 months is 1967—Expo—and every person in Montreal is awaiting the good day once they can stopover at its unique international pavilions. For the characters of The pink computer, the second one during this trilogy, existence in Montreal has shaken off its conservative glumness as a brand new age arrives. swap is all over the air: politically the Quebec independence flow has been given an important strengthen by means of Charles de Gaulle’s well-known “Vive le Québec libre!” announcement; and issues seriously isn't an analogous. Céline Poulin, former waitress on the bohemian hangout “Le Sélect,” is now approximately to begin a brand new activity: that of hostess in a bordello simply opened by means of Montreal’s recognized Madame, nice Dumas. Its area of expertise? all of the “girls” in “Le Boudoir” are transvestites. a few are outdated buddies of Céline’s who’ll even be her room-mates after she ultimately escapes the stifling sadness of her relations domestic and strikes into their communal boarding house.

Having regularly maintained that he doesn't write politics, yet fables, Tremblay celebrates the way it is feasible for Céline to include her distinction and to flourish in team spirit with a neighborhood of others with transcendent eloquence and compassion.

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