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Jeanne Benameur

Les mains libres


«Y a-t-il un signe de vie dans le ciel qui indique que quelque part, dans une ville, au milieu de tant et tant de gens, deux êtres sont en train de vivre quelque chose qui ne tient à rien, quelque chose de frêle comme un feu de fortune ?» Madame Lure est une vieille femme comme on en croise sans les remarquer. Dans l'appartement de son mari disparu, elle maintient chaque chose à sa place, tranquille et pour toujours. Elle évite tout souvenir, mais rêve gréce aux brochures de voyages qu'elle étale sur la table de la cuisine. Yvonne Lure entre dans les photographies, y sourit, y vit. Un jour, surprenant les doigts voleurs d'un jeune homme dans un grand magasin, elle se met à le suivre de façon irréfléchie jusqu'à son campement, sous l'arche d'un pont. Qu'ont-il en commun, Yvonne, celle qui garde, et Vargas, l'errant ? D'une écriture forte et lumineuse, Jeanne Benameur capte comme jamais les destins obscurs de deux parias innocents, tissant entre eux des liens intenses. Ressuscitant des pans de mémoire plapitante, elle aiguise le vide en chacun de nous.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2006
Publisher: Folio
Pages: 176
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070320295
ISBN 10: 2070320294

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Les mains libres