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Bellevue Square (novel)

Bellevue Square is a Canadian novel by Michael Redhill, published by Doubleday Canada in 2017.[1]

Bellevue Square
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AuthorMichael Redhill
CountryCanada
LanguageEnglish
GenreFiction, Thriller
Publication date
September 19, 2017
Pages272
ISBN978-0-38568-483-5

PlotEdit

The novel centers on Jean Mason, a bookstore owner in Toronto, Ontario's Kensington Market neighbourhood who learns that she has an apparent doppelgänger named Ingrid Fox in the market's park, Bellevue Square, and becomes obsessed with finding the woman.[1][2] The two people who have told about her double are soon dead, and Jean decides to camp out in the market to facilitate her search. Her behaviour becomes more and more bizarre.[3]

Critical receptionEdit

The novel won the CA$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2017.[4][5] The book was described by the jury members as having "complex literary wonders".[6]

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