A disturbing yet affecting story of political dissent and emotional turmoil, Hubert Aquin's novel was first published in l965 in French. A young separatist is being held for trial in the psychiatric ward of a Montreal prison. To pass the time, he decides to write a spy thriller that features a Québecois terrorist on a murderous mission. Heavily symbolic and intense, Next Episode is steeped in the social and political realities of 1960s Quebec.
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams is a novel about Newfoundland that centres on the story of Joe Smallwood, the true-life controversial political figure who ushered the island through confederation with Canada and became its first premier. Read more »