In 1920s Montreal, 75 parishoners die one terrible night at the hands of an arsonist. Among the survivors are Remouald, whose nightmarish, repressed childhood memories cause him constant turmoil; Seraphon, his invalid father who holds a self-destructive secret; and schoolteacher Clementine Clement, who obsesses in solitude over past tragedies, unrequited passions, and the grim suspicion that something is woefully amiss with a group of young boys in her class. Gaetan Soucy applies his trademark vivid language, bracing wit, ...

The Immaculate Conception 2008, House of Anansi Press, Toronto, Canada

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The Immaculate Conception 2006, House of Anansi Press, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780887847363

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