By Maurice Henrie

Un étranger, charmeur, s’invite à votre desk. Lentement il entreprend de se raconter, voire de se confesser. Plus il s’insinue dans votre intimité, plus votre inconfort grandit. À mesure qu’il gagne du terrain, le chance s’installe mais à votre insu. Vers quels sommets de l’horreur vous entraîne cette dialog galante ?

D’une plume aussi serrée que juste, Maurice Henrie tisse un filet de séduction. Le protagoniste est élégant, cultivé et décidément inquiétant…

Le Balcon dans le ciel a remporté le prix Trillium et le prix Ottawa-Carleton en 1996, ainsi que le grand prix du salon du livre de Toronto en 1995.

Maurice Henrie vit à Ottawa où il a enseigné et œuvré au sein de los angeles fonction publique. Après un essai sur les grands bureaucrates, il a écrit plusieurs romans, récits et nouvelles récompensés par des prix littéraires, dont le prix Trillium, le prix de los angeles Ville d’Ottawa et le prix des lecteurs Radio-Canada.

Ses livres ont fait l’objet de traductions en anglais et en espagnol, et sont étudiés dans diverses universités à l’étranger.

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Le Balcon dans le ciel

Un étranger, charmeur, s’invite à votre desk. Lentement il entreprend de se raconter, voire de se confesser. Plus il s’insinue dans votre intimité, plus votre inconfort grandit. À mesure qu’il gagne du terrain, le hazard s’installe mais à votre insu.

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Ca. St-Jean-sur-Richelieu’s Hot-Air Balloon Festival. This colorful airborne event, the largest gathering of hot-air balloons in Canada. takes flight about 25 minutes southeast of Montréal. The balloons are so vivid and plentiful that you can sometimes see them from Downtown. com. October Black and Blue Festival. The Black and Blue Festival, organized by the Bad Boy Club Montréal, started more than 20 years ago as a gay community fundraiser for AIDS charities. It has grown to be a gay and gay-friendly week of intense partying, featuring soirées like the Leather Ball, the Military Ball, and the Black and Blue Ball.

Clad in swimsuits, spa-goers dash from a hot whirlpool into an icy pond, then heat up again in a sweltering steam bath and chill out under a cold waterfall. You’ll be hot, cold, and hot again, for hours, marinating in the aromas of eucalyptus and pine or the fresh mountain air. It’s especially fun in winter, when snow banks surround the whirlpools. The pioneer of Québec’s Nordic spas is the Polar Bear’s Club, which opened about 25 years ago in the Laurentians. Now, with approximately 40 Nordic spas in the province, this watery adventure is de rigueur after sports, shopping, or a stressful day.

The Old Port, Montréal In Montréal’s Old Port, centuries-old warehouses now house art galleries, ice-cream parlors, and other attractions. It’s one of the city’s most popular parks: a place to cycle, stroll, or take a boat ride on the Lachine Rapids. La Citadelle, Québec City The fascinating star-shaped fortress on Québec City’s Cap Diamant is the largest fortified base in North America still occupied by troops. Built in the 1800s to protect the city from an American invasion that never came, La Citadelle is currently home to Canada’s Royal 22nd Regiment.

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