LA FEMME AUX CARTES POSTALES — by Claude Paiement & Jean-Paul EidLa Pastèque
Text: Claude Paiement & Jean-Paul Eid
Illustrations: Jean-Paul Eid
Editor: La Pastèque
Published in April 2016
Size: 22,9 cm x 29,2 cm
Pages: 232 pages
1957. Rose leaves her native Gaspésie, leaving behind a letter on her pillow. She has only one dream in mind: to shine on the stages of prestigious cabarets in the city. At that time, Montreal was a hotspot for nightlife and one of the must-see stops for the greatest jazz musicians. The nightclubs are shining bright and the mafia is doing business. But the arrival of rock'n'roll, the craze for television and the election of young and incorruptible mayor Jean Drapeau will spell the end of this golden age.
2002. In Gaspésie, a foreigner has just bought an abandoned house put up for auction; photos on the walls, old out of tune piano and in the back of a wardrobe, a terrible family secret...