Les Grandes Marées by Jacques Poulin

Les Grandes Marées

Jacques Poulin

224 pages first pub 1978 (editions)

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"Poulin is a master of imagery and dialogue: They rest like froth on top of something much more murky and morose: an underlying fear of emptiness."-The Silhouette Peacefully employed on an uninhabited island, a translator of comic strips (codename...

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Community Reviews Summary of 55 reviews


lighthearted 50%
reflective 50%
adventurous 25%
funny 25%
inspiring 25%
relaxing 25%


medium 50%
fast 25%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

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