A Gardener on the Moon
Overwhelmed by his wife’s illness and swamped with memories of being a prisoner of war, Pierre LeBlanc retreats into a hasty affair and recalls the breakup of his youthful relationship with Lorraine. Meanwhile, his daughter Danielle struggles to claim her dad’s abandoned language and her American roots. Danielle’s prodding draws Pierre into an encounter with Lorraine which helps him confront the unspoken sorrows and regrets of his life. Set in Montreal during the crisis of 1970, this novella evokes the traumas and heartbreak of time present and time past with exquisite lyricism and passionate energy.
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