By Agota Kristof
Un homme est changé en statue au second où il embrasse son chien pour l. a. dernière fois. Une femme explique au docteur qu'elle ne comprend pas remark son mari a pu se fendre le crâne sur une hache en tombant de son lit. Un enfant, accompagné d'un puma ' splendide, beige et doré ', marche au bord d'un canal où il croisera son père pour un rendez-vous décisif. Ce père qui, dans los angeles toute dernière histoire, l. a. plus autobiographique certainement, ' ne s'est jamais promené major dans los angeles major avec sa fille ' et termine ses jours ' dans une terrible ville industrielle, qu'il n'avait jamais aimée '. Vingt-cinq textes baignant dans une atmosphère étrange et émouvante, qui ont été composés au fil des années, dès le début de l'exil d'Agota Kristof hors de Hongrie, en 1956. Peut-être los angeles half l. a. plus secrète de son oeuvre.
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