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ISBN 1-896860-08-7 The Devil Incarnate (fiction) 15.95
published 1995 180 pages

The Devil Incarnate concerns two young cousins, Marie-Ange and Mathilde, and the mysterious man at the centre of their lives. A love story about the mystery and origin of love, it is a celebration of the sustaining power of the imagination.

ISBN 978-1-77171-000-8 The Last Indian Summer (fiction) 24.95
published 2014 124 pages

A post-colonial novel of protest, The Last Indian Summer is a bewitching and beautiful summer night’s dream, a hymn to passion, nature and freedom that condemns hypocrisy and intolerance. Winner of France's 1982 Prix Jean-Macé, it is Robert Lalonde's second novel.

ISBN 0-921215-92-4 The Ogre of Grand Remous (fiction) 14.95
published 1995 144 pages

Told in a series of notebook entries, letters and dreams, The Ogre of Grand Remous records the history of four siblings abandoned by their parents. Growing up alone, they are haunted by a terror of the ogre who awaits them at the edge of consciousness.

ISBN 1-896860-34-6 One Beautiful Day To Come (fiction) 16.95
published 1998 132 pages

In One Beautiful Day to Come a writer introduces his bride to the enchanted village in which he was raised. He is haunted by his birth to parents who left him long ago, and by the hope of an expected child of his own who will yet know the wonder of a new world.

ISBN 978-1-897430-87-3 Seven Lakes Further North (fiction) 24.95
published 2012 147 pages

Seven Lakes Further North is the story of Michel, a quarter-blood Native who sets out on a long trip to the great forest for a strange meeting with an Indian who’s taken refuge there following the Oka standoff. The story runs through a land of lakes and forests, from Oka to the Abitibi, to the source of the Ottawa River, as Michel rediscovers his mother, voices from his childhood, memories of fishing trips and his dead father’s torn landscapes.

ISBN 978-1-77171-032-9 What Will I Become Before I Die? (fiction) 24.95
published 2014 124 pages

Filled with poetic and sensual metaphors, What Will I Become Until I Die is a stunning portrait of adolescence, of its doubts and sudden flashes of anger. A glowing panegyric to Nature, it’s the key to understanding Robert Lalonde’s literary work.

ISBN 1-896860-84-2 The Whole Wide World (fiction) 18.95
published 2001 120 pages

The Whole Wide World is a joyful, humourous exploration of a “miraculous childhood” in rural Quebec. The stories convey the ambience and colour of an innocent time and place, a rich tapestry of eccentric relatives, folk legend, dreams, and backyard adventures.