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The Tin Flute

The Tin Flute

Author(s): Gabrielle Roy

Location(s): Montreal

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1940s

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Gabrielle Roy’s classic novel follows a family living in the slums of Montreal during the Second World War as they struggle to overcome their poverty and attempt to find love. An affecting story of familial tenderness, sacrifice, and survival.

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