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Gabrielle Roy

Gabrielle Roy, 1945
Born (1909-03-22)March 22, 1909
Saint Boniface, Manitoba
Died July 13, 1983(1983-07-13) (aged 74)
Quebec City, Quebec
Occupation novelist, Teacher
Genre Canadian Literature
Children’s literature
Literary movement CanLit
Notable works

The Tin Flute
Street of Riches
The Fragile Lights of Earth
Children of My Heart

My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.
Gabrielle Roy
One knows less about one's own destiny than about anything else on earth.
Gabrielle Roy
The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness; therefore he must keep his mind and his judgement free.
Gabrielle Roy
The more the heart is sated with joy, the more it becomes insatiable.