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A Floating Phrase

Trent Portigal


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A Floating Phrase explores the nature of art, fear and snow puddles through the experiences of Cesarine, a stop-motion animator caught up in the intrigues of international diplomacy in 1970s continental Europe. At that time, national delegations for international conferences on European issues, such as those leading up to the Helsinki Accords, typically included defectors from the other side of the Iron Curtain. This led to scientists and artists with little experience in diplomacy being involved in high-level politics.

Roundfire Books, 9781785354229, 184pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 2016

About the Author

Trent Portigal is a writer of political tales and urban anecdotes. He spends his days planning cities on the Canadian prairies.