The Country Will Bring Us No Peace

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Publisher: Coach House Books
Author: Matthieu Simard
Translator: Pablo Strauss
From the publisher:

A novel about silence, tinged with the fantastic, The Country Will Bring Us No Peace sneaks the brutality of grief into your imagination.

The couple are in flight from the world, from each other, and from themselves. It seemed fitting to use a paint-by-numbers image where unpainted birds represent them.