Lightness

By (author): Fanie Demeule

Told with startling, unapologetic honesty and in a haunting, minimalist style, Lightness is the story of a woman’s profound sense of alienation, beginning with her own physical body and its desires. In this original and moving take on anorexia, we go deep into the mind of the narrator as she carries out her secret, prolonged hunger strike against the constraints of her life.

The original French version of Lightness (Déterrer les os) won the Best First Novel Prize at the Biennale littéraire des Cèdres in 2018 and was adapted for stage at the Centre du Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui in Montreal.

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Fanie Demeule

Fanie Demeule’s five books and short stories have won accolades and awards, and two of her titles are currently being adapted for film. After Lightness (Linda Leith Publishing, 2021, translated by Anita Anand), Mukbang is her second novel translated into English. She lives on the south shore of Montreal.


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Told with startling, unapologetic honesty and in a haunting, minimalist style, Lightness is the story of a woman’s profound sense of alienation, beginning with her own physical body and its desires. In this original and moving take on anorexia, we go deep into the mind of the narrator as she carries out her secret, prolonged hunger strike against the constraints of her life.

The original French version of Lightness (Déterrer les os) won the Best First Novel Prize at the Biennale littéraire des Cèdres in 2018 and was adapted for stage at the Centre du Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui in Montreal.

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Dimensions:

85 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 1in
1lb

Published:

February 14, 2020

Country of Publication:

CA

ISBN:

9781773900520

Book Subjects:

FICTION / Psychological

Language:

eng

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