The Tale of Don L'Orignal


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The Tale of Don l'Orignal - Maillet, Antonine, and Godard (Translated by)
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Winner of the 1979 Governor General's Award for fiction, Antonine Maillet's virtuoso creation, The Tale of Don L'Orignal , is now back in print. Maillet's tale begins one day, not so very long ago but back in the youth of the world, when a hay-covered island materialized off shore, an island populated by fleas who soon took human form. The leader of this uncouth crew of have-nots, Don l'Orignal, wore a moose-antler crown as his badge of office. At his right hand were his brave lieutenants: his son, Noume, and his general, ...

The Tale of Don l'Orignal 2004, Goose Lane Editions

ISBN-13: 9780864924193

2nd edition

Trade paperback

The Tale of Don L'Orignal 1978, Irwin Publishing, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780772012166


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