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Robert Laffont
EAN : 9782221253786
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 128
Size : 130 x 200 mm
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Release date : 07/04/2022
The ravens are coming to Paris...
One morning, at the Buttes-Chaumont Park in Paris, I saw a flock of ravens scattered on the lawn. Although I had been born in Paris and I live here now, I spent the first twenty years of my life at the countryside; so, ravens, I know one thing or two... One morning, at the Buttes-Chaumont Park in Paris, I saw a flock of ravens scattered on the lawn. Although I had been born in Paris and I live here now, I spent the first twenty years of my life at the countryside; so, ravens, I know one thing or two about them. Even though they are not really dangerous, you should not try to get too close to them and to tease them; they will make you bitterly regret it. After all, everyone knows that ravens do not like noise and agitation.
And now the ravens are coming to Paris. Why on earth would they leave behind their tranquil, rural existence to go and live in the city? And what if these ravens are not ravens so to speak?
Retracing the story of the ravens in Paris, the narrator retraces his own history, his youth spent in the countryside which he depicts with irony, panache and humour. It is a countryside where the mud sticks to your boots, where you get bored out of your mind and where the ravens are considered a nuisance. An authentic, rough and yet pleasant country life, a world that has disappeared since. In Paris, where the narrator now lives and works as an illustrator, the ravens cross paths with him, reminding him of a past that has flown away…
 
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A renowned illustrator
A social study about the suburbs, the countryside and rural desertification written with panache and perspicacity.
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EAN : 9782221253786
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 128
Size : 130 x 200 mm
Robert Laffont