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Chroniques du Plateau-Mont-Royal (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal #1-6)

4.59 of 5 stars 4.59  ·  rating details  ·  87 ratings  ·  7 reviews
La Grosse Femme d'à côté est enceinte - 1978
Thérèse et Pierrette à l'école des Saints-Anges - 1980
La Duchesse et le Roturier - 1982
Des nouvelles d'Édouard - 1984
Le Premier Quartier de la lune - 1989
Un objet de beauté - 1997
Paperback, Thesaurus, 1175 pages
Published 2000 by Leméac / Actes sud
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There are no words. Just awesome. Grieving because I finished this book, looking to find everything else by Michel Tremblay. Couldn't put it down.

I remember reading the Chroniques when i was a pre-teen at the public library and finding them funny. Now, It's the discovery of my grandmother, my mother, the way they lived, the damn grey steak and the tea gravy, the refusal to talk about my epilepsy, still to this day, I laughed, I cried, so well written, so poetic, so real and yet, like a fairy ta
Feb 17, 2008 Doris rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people loving family stories and Montreal
This is actually a chronicle about the decay of a fictitious family who lives on the Plateau Mont-Royal, Montreal's famous (now ex-)working class neighborhood. The action takes place from 1942 to 1963 and spreads over 6 volumes. You can see children growing up, going in sane, people standing still, nothing really developing. Volume 1 ("La grosse femme d'à côté est enceinte" - the fat woman next door is pregnant) still ends on a fairly hopeful tone; in volume 6 ("Un objet de beauté), no hope is l ...more
Salzmann Elizabeth
Nous sommes partis 3 semaines au Quebec cet été et j'ai dévalisé les libraires là-bas afin de découvrir la litérature canadienne. Je ne connaissais pas Michel Tremblay avant... Mais c'est devenu l'un de mes auteurs favorit!
Susy Gage
Mon livre francophone préféré. Le chat fantôme m'empêchait de dormir la nuit! *frisson*
Serge Mandeville
Une grande oeuvre de la littérature Québécoise
Extra ! On rit beaucoup et on ne s'ennuie jamais
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Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal (7 books)
  • The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant
  • Thérèse et Pierrette à l'école des Saints-Anges (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal, #2)
  • La duchesse et le roturier (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal, #3)
  • Des nouvelles d'Édouard (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal #4)
  • Le premier quartier de la lune (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal #5)
  • Un objet de beauté (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal #6)
Les Belles-Soeurs The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant Un ange cornu avec des ailes de tôle À toi, pour toujours, ta Marie-Lou Thérèse et Pierrette à l'école des Saints-Anges (Chroniques du Plateau Mont-Royal, #2)

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