(c) Fanny Dion

Nancy Huston is the author of 12 novels, including Fault Lines, winner of the Prix Femina and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year; Plainsong, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for French-Language Fiction; Slow Emergencies, winner of the Prix Louis-Hémon, and The Mark of An Angel, which was awarded the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle. She presents Black Dance. A rich portrait of one man’s life and death, it is a novel packed with humour and pathos, and written with Huston’s signature vivacity.