The Heart Laid Bare

The Heart Laid Bare Author Michel Tremblay
ISBN-10 0889224250
ISBN-13 9780889224254
Year 2002-03-15
Pages 258
Language English
Publisher Talonbooks
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Talonbooks is pleased to announce a new edition of one of Michel Tremblays most unusual novels First published in English translation by M S in 1989 under the title The Heart Laid Bare Le coeur dcouvert Lemac 1986 British and American rights to this novel were sold to Serpents Tail who published this same book under a different title Making Room which is now out of print This new Talonbooks edition proudly restores this novel to its rightful place in Tremblays sweeping and compassionate imagination of human sensibility and passion Jean Marc has fallen in love The object of his affection is Mathieu a young actor working as a salesman at Eatons while waiting for his big break As a dowry to their new relationship Mathieu brings Sbastien his son Jean Marc a fusty academic is not sure about being able to make room in his life for this four year old boy While daring for some even shocking when it first appeared in the 1980s this story has like Tremblays entire ouevre stood the test of time and revealed itself to be a work of both enduring and prophetic visionThe Heart Laid Bare marks a significant departure for Michel Tremblay because it is the first of his mature novels which is not set in the semi autobiographical milieu of his childhood Yet this thoroughly contemporary love story is told with all the warmth and empathy that is so characteristic of all of his other work

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