Jill Culiner, artist, photographer, writer and speaker, has been itinerant for most of her
life. Born in New York, raised in Toronto, at the age of seventeen she left home to see
the world and live in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Amsterdam or small villages
in Turkey, Greece, Hungary and Germany. To survive, she has worked as radio announcer,
check out clerk, office worker, market seller, Bgirl, newspaper girl, translator, fortune
teller, belly dancer, bar dancer, model, actress and film extra. She has also crossed
much of Europe on foot.
Her artistic work has been shown in museums, cultural centres and galleries in Europe and
Canada. Her literary career began at Radio France where she wrote and broadcast her own
travel stories. her first book, a photographic work with text written by Gilbert
Lascault, San S'abolir Pourtant, was published in Paris by l'Echoppe in 1991. A first
novel, Felicity's Power, was pulped in 2001 when the Australian publisher went out of
business. Her next work Finding Home in the Footsteps of the Jewish Fusgeyers was
published in 2004 by Sumach Press in Toronto won the Tannenbaum Prize in Canadian Jewish
History and was shortlisted for the ForeWord magazine prize in the essay category.
Death By Slanderous Tongue
Welcome to …pineux-le-Rainsouin, a typical French village of yellow cement houses with PVC windows and roll-down PVC shutters. Here, village gossips observe all from behind their factory-made, crocheted curtains; intensive chicken farms produce record numbers of broilers; and culture is defined by television game shows.
When Didier, village employee, suddenly disappears, tongues wag: everyone knows heís a ladyís man, too handsome, too charming for his own good. And after his body is discovered in his bath, more than one cuckolded husband sighs with relief. Equally relieved, are all the wives who knew Didier as a lover ó and blackmailer.
But blackmail continues, and as village secrets are exposed, it seems unlikely that Didierís death was accidental....
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Published: 7 / 2016
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