Reflections on the human condition


Anoesis ISBN 978-2-9811287-5-1

Copyright © 2014 by Vienney Carpentier

Release date: October 8th, 2014

The Alain Larocque edition is limited and out of print

Cover artwork: Liv Kristine

Reflections on the human condition

Anoesis [an-oh-ee-sis]: A state of mind consisting of pure sensation or emotion without cognitive content

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*** Literary Critics ***

In this collection of very short, poignant poems, Vienney Carpentier’s skills as a keen observer of phenomena are everywhere evident. His rendition of reality is done with photographic clarity. His language functions on many levels and is rife with intellectual playfulness, beginning with the very title Anoesis.

- H. Nigel Thomas

Writer and Retired professor – Université Laval


Vienney’s thoughts kept us entertained while reading aloud around a great BBQ meal with friends. We laughed at how he can see a different angle on human thoughts and emotions. His humourous way of writing had us giggling and at times, it made us stop and reflect upon the weaved messages. We enjoyed the many puns used. Thank you, Vienney, for brightening our evening. 

- Bridget O’connor

Vienney’s English teacher at St. Patrick’s High School

One copy of Liv Kristine’s CD “Libertine” is included with the book



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