Punaises Selected for the Rendez-vous du premier roman
This week, the selection committee for the Rendez-vous du premier roman announced the eight French-language Canadian books selected for its 2020-2021 edition. The novel Punaises by Laurent Lemay is among those works selected and is thus a contender for the Prix des Rendez-vous du premier roman – Lectures plurielles. The winners will be announced in March 2021.
Written in concise prose, Punaises plunges the reader into the nightmare of the ordinary through the sleepless nights and contradictions of a protagonist who must face the absurd beauty of human relations.