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Cereus blooms at night

Author: Shani Mootoo
Publisher: Toronto : M&S, 1998, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bold and lyrical, sensual and highly charged, Cereus Blooms at Night is the beautifully written, much-talked-about first novel by Shani Mootoo, one of Canada's most exciting new literary voices. At the core of this haunting multi-generational novel are the shifting faces of Mala - adventurer and protector, recluse, and madwoman. Related by the engaging voice of Tyler, Mala's vivacious male caretaker at the Paradise  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shani Mootoo
ISBN: 0771064004 9780771064005
OCLC Number: 38592380
Notes: First published: Vancouver : Press Gang Publishers, 1996.
Description: 270 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Shani Mootoo.

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"Bold and lyrical, sensual and highly charged, Cereus Blooms at Night is the beautifully written, much-talked-about first novel by Shani Mootoo, one of Canada's most exciting new literary voices. At the core of this haunting multi-generational novel are the shifting faces of Mala - adventurer and protector, recluse, and madwoman. Related by the engaging voice of Tyler, Mala's vivacious male caretaker at the Paradise Alms House, Cereus Blooms at Night is layered with unforgettable scenes of a world where love and treachery collide." --

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