Volkswagen Blues Paperback – Nov 12 2004
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...a gifted story-teller and a gracious writer...Volkswagen Blues is a gem of a book. -- Kitchener-Waterloo Record
A wonderfully lively and entertaining trip... This is a splendid book. -- The Toronto Star
Jacques Poulin is one of the finest and most underrated novelists in Quebec. -- The Globe and Mail
One of the best novels of the 1980s. -- Le Devoir
Shares a mix of detached humour, fantasy and compassion with Vonnegut and Salinger. -- Saskatoon Star-Phoenix
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Volkswagen Blues is one of several volumes selected as part of Cormorant's classic reprint line. These editions feature updated cover art, a more streamlined text design and a reduced list price. Other titles currently available in this format include: Lives of the Saints by Nino Ricci, Tyler's Cape by Darren Greer, and A Casual Brutality by Neil Bissoondath.See all Product Description
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With translated work, one has to wonder how much of the style of the writer actually came through in the translation. Regardless, this English version was a really nice, easy read where I was drawn into the narrator's quest very quickly: Where did the brother go? What happened to him and what became of him? However, it was very clear soon into the book that the process of how one reaches a goal is often as, if not more, rewarding as achieving the goal itself. This book was short-listed as one of five books in CBC's Canada Reads program in 2005. I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in exploring Canadian literature or who just wants a good read.