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David Foenkinos

La délicatesse


François pensa : si elle commande un déca, je me lève et je m'en vais. C'est la boisson la moins

conviviale qui soit. Un thé, ce n'est guère mieux. On sent qu'on va passer des dimanches après-midi

à regarder la télévision. Ou pire : chez les beaux-parents. Finalement, il se dit qu'un jus, ça serait bien. Oui, un jus, c'est sympathique. C'est convivial et pas trop agressif. On sent la fille douce et équilibrée. Mais quel jus ? Mieux vaut esquiver les grands classiques : évitons la pomme ou l'orange, trop vu. Il faut être un tout petit peu original, sans être toutefois excentrique. La papaye

ou la goyave, ça fait peur. Le jus d'abricot, c'est parfait. Si elle choisit ça, je l'épouse...

- Je vais prendre un jus... Un jus d'abricot, je crois, répondit Nathalie. Il la regarda comme si elle était une effraction de la réalité ». La délicatesse a obtenu neuf prix littéraires et été traduit dans plus de quinze langues.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2011
Publisher: Editions Gallimard
Pages: 209
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070440252
ISBN 10: 2070440257

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La délicatesse