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Burning books for bilingualism

From CBC.ca:

A surge of bilingualism in Quebec has one of the province’s most popular writers threatening to burn his entire body of work if something isn’t done to stop it.

Victor-Lévy Beaulieu, the author of some 70 works of fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry, is giving the province two months to correct what he considers its errant linguistic ways, or the books will burn.

Beaulieu, 62, started making good on his symbolic ultimatum earlier this week by tossing a copy of his most recent novel, La Grande Tribu (The Big Tribe), into the wood stove at his remote cottage northeast of Quebec City.

Tabarnac – il lui manque des bardeaux!