Book List in Order: 11 titles


  • This award-winning 1977 novel is unsettling in its depiction of sordid sexual initiation in the world of sorcerers and deceit within the walls of the convent. As do many of Hebert s other works, this novel probes the traditional conception of reality...



  • This is the story of Edouard, Stephane, and the spirited girl they find alone and apparently lost in Paris. When the two men offer the young Quebec girl shelter for the night, their lives are profoundly and irrevocably changed.Stephane falls quickly ...



  • Flora Fontages is a famous Parisian actress who has been in exile from her native Canada for twenty years. When word comes that her long-estranged daughter, Maud, has disappeared in Quebec City, she decides to return home, accepting the part of Winni...



  • In this enchanting novel, Anne Hebert creates a shimmering fable that captivates and dazzles with its simple beauty.While growing up, Clara is surrounded by her father Aurelien's unrelenting silence and the sounds of the lonely countryside. Then Made...



  • This attractive trade paperback collection of Anne Hébert's later novels includes some of the most accomplished and best loved fiction of her more than sixty-year career, and features an introduction by her dear friend and fellow acclaimed ex-pat wr...



  • Translated into seven languages, Kamouraska won the Paris book prize and was made into a landmark feature film by Claude Jutra. A classic of Canadian literature by the great Québecoise writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-tr...



  • Anne Hébert's final novel, originally published in French as Un Habit de lumière, is a story of dangerous dreams come true.Rose-Alba Almevida, her husband Pedro, and her son Miguel live by modest means in a Paris apartment, but each, in their way, ...



  • As Julien seeks liberation in Paris, he is haunted by the memories of a fateful autumn on the banks of the Duchesnay River near Quebec City. Until then, his reclusive childhood had been centered on his protective mother, Pauline, and his sister, Hél...



  • On a hot summer night in 1936, Olivia and Nora Atkins go for a stroll along the beach in Gaspé. They never return. When the body of one of them is washed ashore days later, the tiny community of Griffin Creek is electrified. The teenagers have been ...







  • On a hot summer night in 1936, Olivia and Nora Atkins go for a stroll along the beach in Gaspé. They never return. When the body of one of them is washed ashore days later, the tiny community of Griffin Creek is electrified. The teenagers have been ...