She has just arrived from the broken lands of Eastern Europe. She is shockingly young. Her own brother sold her to a prostitution ring. After being sent from country to country, she finally arrives in Vienna where she falls into the hands of a manipulative and domineering man. He finds her distracted nature and passive attitude bad for business. And one day, out of desperation, she kills him. An extremely powerful novel.
Frédéric Boyer : Poet and novelist Frédéric Boyer was born in Cannes in 1961.