BUGNET, Georges French Writers of Canada series CARPENTER, David, trans.
Title: Forest. First thus.
Publisher:  Harvest House, Montreal, 1976, ISBN:0887721648
Seller ID: 101081
BUGNET, Georges. The Forest. Translated by David Carpenter. Montreal: Harvest House, (1976). First thus printing. Pp. (5),6-168. 8vo, illustrated blueand black card covers with white spine. A volume in the French Writers of Canada series. "A novel of the Peace River country where the author has lived most of his adult life. Georges Bugnet, novelist, dramatist, poet, and critic, is one of the really important Canadian writers. [...] 'The Forest' [...] relates the tragic strggle of a young urban Frenchman and his wife with the formidable nature of primitive Canada. They come from France with a romantic wish to pioneer beyond the end of the steel. They take up land beyond all the farms in the district, on the edge of a great lake, in the midst of a green forest." - from the rear cover. Name inked to flyleaf, five characters inked inside rear cover, some light corner creasing, else very good. Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs might be cheaper thanquoted. 15.00