André Alexis

Six Degrees of Separation – from Like Water for Chocolate to Les Liaisons Dangereuses #6Degrees

I’m a little late to the party this month but so hooked have I become on this meme that I made sure to write a post before we went to Budapest. More on that later in the week for those of you who’re interested. Six Degrees of Separation is a meme hosted by Kate over …

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The Hidden Keys by André Alexis: A hugely enjoyable, sophisticated caper

This is the first book I’ve read by André Alexis. His last novel  was narrated in the voices of its titular dogs which brought back memories of Paul Auster’s Timbuktu, and not happy ones. That said Fifteen Dogs went on to win the Scotiabank Giller prize in 2015 so what do I know? This latest …

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