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François Garde

Ce qu'il advint du sauvage blanc


Au milieu du XIXe siècle, Narcisse Pelletier, un jeune matelot français, est abandonné sur une plage d'Australie. Dix-sept ans plus tard, un navire anglais le retrouve par hasard : il vit nu, tatoué, sait chasser et pêcher à la manière de la tribu qui l'a recueilli. Il a perdu l'usage de la langue française et oublié son nom. Que s'est-il passé pendant ces dix-sept années ? C'est l'énigme à laquelle se heurte Octave de Vallombrun, l'homme providentiel qui recueille à Sydney celui qu'on surnomme désormais le «sauvage blanc». Inspiré d'une histoire vraie, Ce qu'il advint du sauvage blanc a été récompensé par huit prix littéraires, dont le Goncourt du premier roman 2012.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2013
Publisher: Folio
Pages: 384
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070453207
ISBN 10: 2070453200

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Ce qu'il advint du sauvage blanc