Un temps de saison (B2) - Marie Ndiaye
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Hermann is ready to return to Paris after holidaying in Provence, when his wife and son disappear. He then discovers the other side of the charming little touristic town where he has just spent two months. From the 1st September it doesn't stop raining and the inhabitants are no longer smiling, no longer as welcoming...
Little by little the foggy and ghost-like atmosphere of the place numbs Hermann's desires...