Enigma of the Return

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9780857050489: Enigma of the Return

Windsor Laferriere is an exiled Haitian writer, forced to flee his homeland as a political dissident. He has lived in Montreal for thirty-three years and now suffers from writer's block. His father of the same name has just died in New York, where he himself lived as an emigre for the fifty years. Windsor decides to travel to Haiti via New York to attend the funeral and inform his mother of the death. Leaving behind the freezing winter of Montreal - something he has never got used to - for the wet heat of Haiti, Windsor is faced with the grim truth of life in his homeland - the endemic poverty and starvation, the thwarted ambitions and broken dreams. But only here can he become a writer again...

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Dany Laferriere is a francophone Haitian and Canadian novelist and journalist. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and raised in Petit Goave, Laferriere worked as a journalist in Haiti before moving to Canada in 1976. David Homel was born and raised in Chicago in 1952 of East European stock. He left at the end of the tumultuous 1960s and lived in Europe and Toronto before moving to Montreal in 1980.

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Laferrià re, Dany, LAFERRIà RE, DAN
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Dany Laferriere
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Descripción Maclehose Press, LONDON, 2011. Paperback. Estado de conservación: ,int. First U K Edition. THE ENIGMA OF THE RETURN. Dany Laferriere. Maclehose Press, London. 2011 First UK Edition ISBN 9780857050489 232pp Paperback. This copy is in mint unread condition in illustrated card covers as issued. Windsor Laferriere is an exiled Haitian writer, forced to flee his homeland as a political dissident. He has lived in Montreal for thirty-three years and now suffers from writer's block. His father of the same name has just died in New York, where he himself lived as an emigre for the fifty years. Windsor decides to travel to Haiti via New York to attend the funeral and inform his mother of the death. Leaving behind the freezing winter of Montreal - something he has never got used to - for the wet heat of Haiti, Windsor is faced with the grim truth of life in his homeland - the endemic poverty and starvation, the thwarted ambitions and broken dreams. But only here can he become a writer again. Ref M5 Size: 232pp. Nº de ref. de la librería 008235

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Descripción London: MacLehose Press, 2013. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First UK edition, a paperback original. Autobiography, fiction and poetry meet in this novel about Laferriere's homeland. Fine in illustrated wrappers. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Laferriere with an illustration of a flower: "23 janvier 2013 Bath for you affection" with his signature. Inscribed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 2150616

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