By Andrée A. Michaud
Récipiendaire du Prix du gouverneur général du Canada pour Le Ravissement, son précédent roman, Andrée A. Michaud proceed avec brio de sonder l’âme humaine. Avec une écriture aux photos fortes, pénétrantes, l’auteure nous conduit dans les méandres d’une introspection singulière, celle d’un homme rongé par un poor mystery dont il est le seul émissaire.
À forty ans et sans avenir, Charles Wilson retourne sur les lieux de son enfance dans los angeles petite localité de Trempes. Ainsi s’amorce pour lui un bold retour en arrière où les secrets and techniques les mieux enfouis refont floor. Exhumer le passé n’est pas selected facile. Les souvenirs pourraient se trouver altérés du easy fait que les acteurs d’autrefois ne soient pas au rendez-vous. Qu’est-il advenu de Paul Faber et d’Anna Dickson, les amis d’enfance? Et Joseph Lahaie, l’empailleur chez qui Charles trouve shelter, pourra-t-il percer le mystère vieux de 25 ans?
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