David Chariandy

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David Chariandy


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David Chariandy is a Canadian writer and one of the co-founders of Commodore Books.

His debut novel Soucouyant was nominated for ten literary prizes and awards, including the 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (longlisted), the 2007 Scotiabank Giller Prize (longlisted), the 2007 Governor General's Award for Fiction (finalist), the 2007 ForeWord Book of the Year Award for literary fiction from an independent press ("gold" winner), the 2008 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book of Canada and the Caribbean (shortlisted), the 2008 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize of the British Columbia Book Prizes (shortlisted), the 2008 City of Toronto Book Award (shortlisted), the 2008 "One Book, One Vancouver" of the Vancouver Public Library
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Average rating: 4.02 · 12,518 ratings · 1,570 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
Brother

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I've Been Meaning to Tell Y...

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Soucouyant

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No Pain Like This Body

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Finding the Words: Writers ...

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Il est temps que je te dise...

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Soucougnant

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Brother

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Der karibische Dämon

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“Memory’s the muscle sting of now.”
David Chariandy, Brother

“But of course, you can’t ever really flee. You’ll forever run the risk of being spotted, if only for a second.”
David Chariandy, Brother

“But, really, Aisha was only herself. That chicken pox scar on her nose. Or that tiny dot with a tail at the edge of her pupil, a tadpole near a whirlpool of black.”
David Chariandy, Brother

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