by Valerie Tong Cuong

Un après-midi d'été, alors qu'il se promène à vélo sur une route de campagne, Milo, douze ans, chute et se blesse grièvement. Ses parents Céleste et Lino et sa grand-mère Jeanne se précipitent à son chevet. Très vite, chacun va chercher les raisons de l'accident. Ou plutôt le coupable. Qui était avec lui ce jour-là? Pourquoi Milo n'était-il pas à sa table, en train de faire ses devoirs, comme prévu? Tandis que l'angoisse monte autour de l'état de Milo ressurgissent peu à peu les rapports de force, les mensonges et les petits arrangements qui sous-tendent cette famille. L'amour que chacun porte à l'enfant ne suffira pas à endiguer la déflagration. Mais lorsque la haine aura tout emporté sur son passage, quel autre choix auront-ils pour survivre que de s'engager sur le chemin du pardon? Un roman choral qui explore la difficulté à trouver sa place au sein de clan, les chagrins et la culpabilité, mais aussi et surtout la force de l'amour.

Pardonnable ; impardonnable
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25 mm
130 mm
205 mm
390 g
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