In Point d’équilibre, we find 11 short stories embedded one inside the other like Russian dolls, which highlight the fact that our fates are inextricably linked and that daily life is a constant struggle to keep our balance. Balance is an illusion, a utopia. One must be a true tightrope walker to live in society without losing one’s footing. This book deals with themes as diverse as family relationships, illness, death, powerlessness, the inexplicable, sex, passion, despair, absurdity, solitude, the unknown, and exile. The characters are all, to varying degrees, at a loss for reference points.
PRIX D’EXCELLENCE DU CALQ 2013 – WORK OF THE YEAR FOR THE CHAUDIÈRE-APPALACHES REGION
176 pages, 978-2-923530-48-2, Print edition $21.95, PDF/Epub $15.99