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Título: CEREUS BLOOMS AT NIGHT.
Editorial: Press Gang Publishers 
Año de publicación: 1996
Condición del libro: Fine
Edición: 1st Edition
8vo. Not issued hardbound. The author was born in Ireland, grew up in Trinidad, and lives in Vancouver (and sometimes Brooklyn). First edition of the author's second book, her first novel. N° de ref. de la librería 14441
Sinopsis: When Mala, old and notoriously crazy, arrives at the Paradise Alms House, she is placed in the tender care of Tyler, a gay male nurse, and an extraordinary relationship begins to develop.
Críticas: Cereus Blooms at Night, writer and artist Shani Mootoo's first novel, was a finalist for several of Canada's most prestigious literary awards, including the Giller Prize and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Tyler, the narrator of this multigenerational novel, is a gay male nurse at a residential home in Paradise, a town on the amazing fictional island of Lantanacamara. Tyler's favorite charge is the notorious Mala Ramchandin, whose past is as rich and mysterious as the island setting. Through dialogue and flashback Tyler learns of the colonialism and racism, love and envy, betrayal, incest, death, abandonment, and lesbian escape that are part of the complicated Ramchandin family history.
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