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ISOBEL AND EMILE
by Alan Reed

Isobel and Emile marks Montrealer Alan Reed’s transition from poet to novelist, but only just.

The book tells the simple story of a young couple whose relationship has just ended. No explanation is given for the break-up, but a town mouse/country mouse scenario seems to be a factor. The two have been living in less-than-glamorous circumstances above a grocery store in the small town. But Emile is from the city, and he decides to move back there to make a film about his passion: puppeteering. Read more…