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Louis de Bernières

La mandoline du capitaine Corelli

€11,50

L'île à moitié oubliée de Céphalonie s'élève imprudemment de la mer Ionienne. Elle est tellement chargée d'antiquité que les pierres elles-mêmes exhalent la nostalgie et que la terre rouge reste hébétée non seulement par le soleil mais aussi par le poids insupportable de la mémoire.»

Sur cette île en apparence bénie des dieux, des ouragans vont pourtant se déchaîner dès 1939 ; à l'occupation italienne va succéder l'invasion allemande et son cortège d'exactions. Puis, à partir de 1945, les maquis rouges feront régner leur terrible loi. Et quand enfin la paix semble revenue, le meurtrier tremblement de terre de 1953 dévaste Céphalonie à son tour.

Que deviennent les destins individuels au cœur de tant de drames ? Un amour aussi fragile que celui de Pélagia, la jolie petite Grecque, et du séduisant capitaine Corelli peut-il leur résister ? Car comment résiste-t-on à la haine, la peur, la faim, la folie, la mort ? Est-il possible de continuer à vivre quand il ne reste plus que le souvenir, la tendresse, la musique - ah, la musique d'une certaine mandoline... - à leur opposer ?

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2019
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 704
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782072850936
ISBN 10: 2072850932

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La mandoline du capitaine Corelli

€11,50