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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