By Jean-Claude Izzo
Rico has been banished to society’s margins; he has neither a roof over his head nor a gradual source of revenue on which to count. whilst a pal and fellow vagabond dies of publicity after an evening spent within the Paris metro, Rico comes to a decision to escape the northern chilly for his loved south, for Marseilles and the heat of the Mediterranean. Diverted and hindered alongside the way in which, he suffers the vagaries of human cruelty and pettiness, and is warmed by means of occasional, fleeting cases of human tenderness. His go back to the Mediterranean is concurrently a homecoming and a pilgrimage looking for misplaced love, innocence, and humanity.
From the prestigious writer of the Marseilles trilogy, this is either an affecting on-the-road novel and a young exploration of love’s strength either to heal and to destroy.
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