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The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman

The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman by Denis Thériault
Translation by Liedewy Hawke
Pages: 108         Published: 2014

The book: Bilodo, a 27-year-old mail carrier in Montreal, lives vicariously by secretly opening and reading some of the letters he delivers. He becomes entranced by the correspondence between a poet in Montreal and a woman in Guadeloupe who writes haiku verse. Her letters become his obsession. How far will Bilodo take this obsession? Wanting to know keeps you turning the pages. Read more

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