9781571311191

The Orange Grove A Novel

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  • ISBN13:

    9781571311191

  • ISBN10:

    157131119X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/10/2016
  • Publisher: Milkweed Editions

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Summary

Twin brothers Amed and Aziz live in the peaceful shade of their family’s orange grove. But when a bomb kills the boys’ grandparents, the war that plagues their country changes their lives forever. Blood must repay blood, and, in order to avenge their grandparents’ deaths, one brother must offer the ultimate sacrifice. Years later, the surviving twin – now a student actor in a wintry Montreal – is given a role which forces him to confront the past. Tremblay, an actor and director himself, poses the difficult question: can art ever adequately address suffering? Both current and timeless, written with the sharp purity of desert poetry, The Orange Grove depicts the haunting inheritance of war and its aftermath.

Author Biography

Larry Tremblay is a writer, director, and actor. He has published more than twenty books in French as a playwright, poet, novelist and essayist, and he is one of Québec’s most-produced and translated playwrights.

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