If You Hear Me (Biblioasis International Translation #28) (Paperback)

If You Hear Me (Biblioasis International Translation #28) By Pascale Quiviger, Lazer Lederhendler (Translator) Cover Image
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Winner of the 2020 Governor General's Award in Translation

A World Literature Today Notable Translation of 2020

Sliding doors open and close automatically, exit to the left, entrance to the right. Beyond it, cars go by, and pedestrians and cyclists. A large park behaves as if nothing has happened. The mirage of a world intact.

In an instant, a life changes forever. After he falls from a scaffold on the construction site where he works, the comatose David is visited daily by his wife, Caroline, and their six-year-old son Bertrand--but despite their devoted efforts, there's no crossing the ineffable divide between consciousness and the mysterious world David now inhabits. A moving story of love and mourning, elegantly translated by Lazer Lederhendler, If You Hear Me asks what it means to be alive and how we learn to accept the unacceptable.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781771962711
ISBN-10: 1771962712
Publisher: Biblioasis
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 396
Language: English
Series: Biblioasis International Translation