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Accordéon

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Accordéon is an experimental novel, a piercing deconstruction of Québécois culture, an ode to Montréal—a city where everything happens at once and all realities exist simultaneously. Against a satirical Ministry of Culture set on quotas, preservation, and containment according to its own cultural code, Kaie Kellough weaves voices and images from the margins to probe collec ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published November 2016 by Arbeiter Ring Publishing
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Junette
May 14, 2017 rated it it was ok
So oddly different from anything I have ever read previously. As a former Montrealer, the places and times and history were familiar and well remembered, but other than that I did not truly understand where the author was going with this book. I think he feels that Quebec is stagnating in its neverending referendum threats of separation from Canada, which always bubble on the back burner and keep its citizens from moving onwards and upwards. I totally agree. I found his depiction and hatred of t ...more
joseph ianni
Jul 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
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An incredible read, I may return to elaborate upon a second reading so that I might be more in depth.

One day we'll be in favour
to live eternally at dawn
waiting for the fever of day
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