One of the most important writer of the nineteenth century, a mythical figure of American literature, Emily Dickinson remains an enigma to this day. With Les villes de papier, Governor General’s Literary Award-winner Dominique Fortier explores the quiet existence of “the lady in white” from the inside, through the books she loved, her garden, her ghosts. Inspired by episodes of both Emily’s life and her own, the author gives us a novel as limpid as it is earnest about how the worlds we build within ourselves in turn build us.

  • 192 pages
  • Over 20 000 copies sold
  • An English translation can be provided on demand
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