2011 ... a heavy heart
In this house where I wrote for 15 years,
Finishing my last novel (photo)
my last play (photo)
and, on April 30, I say farewell to these walls threatened by the encroaching sea as it eats away at the dune and advances up to the deck.
(photo) Four doors down, the sea won: the town ordered an evacuation―and a demolition.
A year of many book fairs in many places.
An unbeatable landscape!! (photo) This is the view I enjoyed while seated at a book signing in Morges, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva.
and in November: Prix du Grand public/La Presse for Back From the Brink
and in December, two sad moments
Martha’s last letter, dated the 31st
and the last days of Grizouille, an extraordinary cat who gave new meaning to the term “affectionate.”