Phantom Ships

Overview

Novelist and poet Claude Le Bouthillier draws on his Acadian and New Brunswick heritage to create Phantom Ships. First published in 1989 as Le Feu du Mauvais Temps, it gives an account of the end of the French Empire in Canada as experienced by the authors own ancestor, Joseph Le Bouthillier.

Awards

Winner
The Champlain Prize
1989
Winner
The France-Acadie Prize
1990

Reviews

...one of the most vibrant tributes ever paid to the Acadians' memory.

Le Soleil

About the Authors

Susan Ouriou

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

Susan Ouriou

Susan Ouriou is a literary translator, fiction writer, and conference interpreter with an M.A. in Translation Studies from the Sorbonne University. Her French-English translation The Road to Chlifa was shortlisted for the 1996 Governor General's Award and was awarded an IBBY certificate of honour for translation. She has sat on juries for the Governor General's Award for Translation and the Writers Guild of Alberta annual fiction award.