Publish date: May 18th 2011
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Book Club
, French Literature
, Short Stories
Let's face it, everyone needs some Mavis Gallant in their lives. Expats in Europe, post-war malaise, stories of those left out and discontent with society, all with a fantastic ex-pat Canadian flair. Also, supremely well constructed short stories on par with the best.
I almost didn’t buy this book. But I’m glad I did. I don’t think I have read Gallant before picking up this book, unless it was in college during the Canadian Literature course I took. But wow. Paris Stories is somewhat of a misnomer as half the stor...