The Grandfathers

The Grandfathers

By Victor-Levy Beaulieu

160 Pages · 7.00x4.00 · January 1 1974

Paper ISBN: 9780887721601

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The Grandfathers is a reflection on the passage of generations in a rural community. Based on the life of the author's grandfather, the novel explores the mockery and sorrow of old age: in memories and poverty, in the beauty of yesteryear and its present mutilation. The old man's saving grace is his attachment to his farm and its inhabitants, his tenacity to the natural cycle of the seasons and crops, and the fecundity animal and human generations. In this lyrical novel, dreams and folk wisdom interweave to create a universe of fantastic beings in a rich but simple setting.