Marie-Renée Lavoie is ‘Boring’ her way to the truth - News Summed Up

Marie-Renée Lavoie is ‘Boring’ her way to the truth


Her fault, obviously: “I was born boring.” Boring no more. Autopsy of a Boring Wife, by Marie-Renée Lavoie, trans. by Arielle Aaronson, House of Anansi Press, 280 pp., $22.95 ( Anansi ) Quebec author Marie-Renée Lavoie has published Autopsy of a Boring Wife, translated by Arielle Aaronson, from House of Anansi Press. As the youngest sister praises her old dad, “a miniscule old woman” stands and shouts “HE DIDN’T WANT YOU!” pointing dramatically at the deceased’s coffin. Death is a great time to settle old scores, observes Diane, noting the widow’s barely-contained laughter as the truth spills forth.


Source: thestar March 15, 2019 10:30 UTC



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