les Davey de France

Alan and Pat live and work in Bordeaux. Alan is a pastor and Pat was a nurse. Now we work with UFM worldwide. Read on! (If you'd like to know what took us to Bordeaux, then start with the archives from September 2004)

Friday, September 24, 2010

La rentrée littéraire

After renewing Catrin's bus card I popped into the Virginmegastore for a swift browsette. Like the English, most French people have good food, dry homes, good health care and peaceful towns. And the books this year are about ? Les chagrins, broken relationships, families in crisis, dark threatening secrets from the past. It reminds me of a line from a Fauré song : "they do not seem to believe in their own happiness."

I did see one book that made me laugh ( see photo ) and another, "absolument débordé", that has become notorious.

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