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Carole Martinez

Le coeur cousu


Dans un village du sud de l'Espagne, une lignée de femmes se transmet depuis la nuit des temps une boîte mystérieuse... Frasquita y découvre des fils et des aiguilles et s'initie à la couture. Elle sublime les chiffons, coud les êtres ensemble, reprise les hommes effilochés. Mais ce talent lui donne vite une réputation de magicienne, ou de sorcière. Jouée et perdue par son mari lors d'un combat de coqs, elle est condamnée à l'errance à travers une Andalousie que les révoltes paysannes mettent à feu et à sang. Elle traîne avec elle sa caravane d'enfants, eux aussi pourvus - ou accablés - de dons surnaturels. Carole Martinez construit son roman en forme de conte: les scènes, cruelles ou cocasses, témoignent du bonheur d'imaginer. Le merveilleux ici n'est jamais forcé: il s'inscrit naturellement dans le cycle de la vie.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2009
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 442
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070379491
ISBN 10: 2070379493

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Le coeur cousu