Author Marie-Claire Blais is deceased. She leaves behind several classics of Quebec literature, including the novel “A Season in the Life of Emmanuel”.
The news was confirmed by his literary agent.
“Marie-Claire was one of our greatest national treasures,” commented author Michel Tremblay shortly after the announcement of the death.
Ms. Blais has garnered many awards and accolades throughout a career that spanned more than 60 years.
More details will follow.