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La Rivière des morts

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
370 pages
Published March 26th 2007 by Alire (first published 2007)
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Angela
Aug 31, 2015 Angela rated it it was ok
It's tough for me to review this novel properly. My French isn't good enough yet to have truly understood the majority of what I read here--and it didn't help either that certain aspects of Mme. Rochon's style here made it difficult for me to follow the action.

One, I did at least figure out that the book's divided into a section involving protagonist Laura Fraser as a young girl, and a section involving her as an older woman (post-menopausal? Again, my French isn't that solid yet, so I wasn't ab
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Ghoule
Jan 17, 2015 Ghoule rated it it was ok
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Michèle
Apr 01, 2010 Michèle rated it really liked it
Un livre qui fait découvrir un quartier de Cotes des Neige et Ville Mont-Royal. J'ai eu la chance de parcourir ces quartiers avec l'auteure!

Je suis probablement la seule lectrice à avoir *vu* les demeures où se déroulent l'histoire, et les lieux qui ont inspiré Esther Rochon dans sa grande quête de justesse.

Pour Esther, il n'y a pas de grand ou de laideur, l'universest plein de lieux négligés ou secrets, parcouru par la grande rivière de la conscience. Une rivière en danger...

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John
Dec 31, 2013 John rated it it was ok
I bought this in a second hand store in Montreal. It said "Lovecraft" on the cover, so it had to be good right? Well, as it turned out it was more of a teen angst novel, until it turned into an old-age angst novel. I didn't empathise with the characters, and I didn't worry about what was going to happen because I knew it would be nothing much anyway.
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Esther Rochon est venue tôt à l'écriture puisqu'en 1964, âgée d'à peine seize ans, elle obtenait, ex aequo avec Michel Tremblay, le Premier Prix, section Contes, du concours des Jeunes Auteurs de Radio-Canada.
Depuis, elle a publié de nombreux ouvrages qui lui ont valu, entre autres, trois fois le Grand Prix de la science-fiction et du fantastique québécois.
Née à Québec, habitant Montréal depuis f
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