Paul Socken (review date June 1972)
SOURCE: A review of Tales from the Uncertain Country, in The Canadian Forum, Vol. LII, No. 617, June, 1972, pp. 41-2.
[In the following review, Socken remarks on the style and themes of the stories collected in Tales from the Uncertain Country.]
Jacques Ferron is one of Quebec's most highly acclaimed writers, and a translation of some of his short stories by Betty Bednarski makes his writing accessible to an English-speaking audience for the first time.
In Tales from the Uncertain Country, a collection of eighteen short stories, the reader can acquire a representative glimpse of Ferron's very unusual world. Ferron is concerned with...
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