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Michael Köhmeier

Idylle avec chien qui se noie


Deux hommes se promènent le long du Rhin, plongés dans une discussion sur la littérature. L'un est écrivain, l'autre son éditeur. On est au coeur de l'hiver, l'ancien bras du fictive est gelé, pourtant le foehn souffle, annonciateur du printemps. De loin, les promeneurs aperçoivent soudain un grand chien noir qui court à leur rencontre sur la glace, mais elle cède sous son poids et il tombe à l'eau. Pendant que son ami part chercher du secours, l'écrivain rampe jusqu'au chien qui s'agrippe à sa manche. Très vite, il comprend qu'il risque de sombrer avec lui. Pourquoi ne renonce-t-il pas, pourquoi refuse-t-il, au mépris de sa vie, de laisser le dernier mot à la mort Michael Köhlmeier a perdu sa fille aînée après une chute mortelle en montagne. Comment la retrouver par l'écriture sans que sa mort devienne un objet littéraire, c'est tout l'enjeu de ce livre admirable.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2011
Publisher: Actes Sud
Pages: 93
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782742796694
ISBN 10: 274279669X

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Idylle avec chien qui se noie