English Is Not a Magic Language

Jacques Poulin
Translated by Sheila Fischman

A French American consciousness permeates the novel, and the story of formation of Canadian nationality is in subtlety. History, adventure, love, celebration of reading and the essence of simplicity imbues English is Not a Magic Language. - World Translations Review

This new novel by Poulin is an elegy to lasting love.–Robert Lévesque, La Presse

Read for the beauty of the text: precision, rigor, and simplicity ... The qualities of the heart as well as his thoughts filter through the characters. –Anne-Marie Voisard, Le Soleil

English is not a Magic Language is a delightfully magical story.It is one book that will certainly enhance your love of reading.–The Miramichi Reader