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Author Name:    SHEPPARD, Gordon. AQUIN, Hubert

Title:   HA! A Self-Murder Mystery. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal Kingston Ithaca , 2003, ISBN:0773523456 

Seller ID:   79322

SHEPPARD, Gordon. HA! A Self-Murder Mystery. Written and Directed by GordonSheppard. Montreal – Kingston – Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, (2003). First Edition. Pp (20),[3]-868,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, red boards, black lettering to spine. Includes a facsimile of Hubert Aquin's farewell letter and envelope to Andrée (page 698) and a facsimile of a postcard to Emmanuel (page 849). “With his wife's consent, on March 15, 1977, celebrated writer and former terrorist Hubert Aquin blew his brains out on the grounds of a Montreal convent school. Shocked by this self-murder, a filmmaker friend feels compelled to understand why Aquin killed himself – and discovers, at the heart of this tragedy, an unforgettable love story. Interweaving photographs, documents, and images with testimony from Aquin's friends and thewriters and artists who influenced him, HA! Takes the reader on a Dantesqu e journey into the underworld of creative genius.” - from the dj. A couple of very small dampstains to bottom edge, else very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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