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In this surprising, funny and intensely moving new novel, Victor Joyeux, a concrete engineer in his middle years, has decided to end his life, in a way befitting a man of his profession -- by driving his car into a concrete viaduct of his own design, the irony of which pleases him enormously.

Why has he chosen to end his life? That is the question; and The End is Victor's a
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Mass Market Paperback, 161 pages
Published by Penguin Books (first published 1994)
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Roch Carrier, OC is a Canadian novelist, playwright and author of "contes" (a very brief form of the short story). He is among the best known Quebec writers in English Canada.

From 1994 to 1997, he served as head of the Canada Council. In 1998, he ran as an electoral candidate for the Quebec Liberal Party under Jean Charest, in the riding of Crémazie. He was defeated by 309 votes.

In 1991, he was ma
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