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Author Lafon, Lola, 1974- author.

Title Nous sommes les oiseaux de la tempĂȘte qui s'annonce / Lola Lafon.

Publication Info. [Paris, France] : Babel, 2014.
© Flammarion, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Foreign Language French    FR FIC LAFON,L    Available
Description 429 pages ; 18 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Babel (collection de Livres de Poche) ; 1248
Babel (collection de Livres de Poche) ; 1248.
Summary "We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm is a wild novel that oscillates between fiction and reality. The story centers on two young women: Voltairine, a dancer who no longer dances... and her soul mate Emile, a young woman recovering from unexpected cardiac arrest. The girls are inseparable, and both their lives have been shattered by the horrors of rape. The opening of the dreamlike novel sets a bleak stage as Voltairine watches Emile lying in a hospital bed, her temperature dropping to dangerous levels. Voltairine is filled with sorrow and faces the blunt reality that her soulmate is going to die... Later, at the movie theater, Voltairine and Emile meet a young girl whom they call "the little girl at the end of the lane," who is obsessed by the Haymarket Affair of 1886.... She helps draw the pair out of their state of painful helplessness, and eventually the trio openly rebels against the newly elected oppressive regime of barbarian kings who rule their society.... summary of English translation from amazon.com
Language In French.
Subject Female friendship -- Fiction.
Rape victims -- Fiction.
Coma -- Patients -- Fiction.
Dance -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction.
Repression (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Stream of consciousness fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726752
Translated Title We are the birds of the coming storm. eng
ISBN 9782330032760
2330032765

 
    
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