La Fortune de Sila
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La Fortune de Sila

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Paris, juin 1995. Dans un grand restaurant, un serveur est violemment frappé par un client. Autour de lui, personne n’intervient. Ni le couple russe qui contemple cette scène avec des sentiments mêlés, ni la femme du client en colère, ni les deux jeunes gens, deux Français, venus fêter une première embauche à la banque. Une simple anecdote ? Pas même un fait divers ? Dans...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published August 19th 2010 by Le Passage (first published 2010)
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Angélique Moreau
This novel opens on a dinner in a famous Parisian restaurant. An american business man hits the black waiter who, he thought, had been insulting towards his son, under the eyes of the people present, whose stories we are going to be told, from this focal point, only to meet again, in various countries of the world, during the two decades that go from the fall of the Eastern bloc to the financial crises of the years 2000.

This novel is neither pretty, nor idealistic. Some characters are unlikeable...more
Frans P
Groots en met de wereld als speelveld. Lees ik liever dan een verhaal over de keukentafel. Stilistisch niet briljant, maar meeslepend.
Stephanie
Tres tres Bon livre, très très agréable à lire.
Pam
Didn't like the ending very much
Dees Davidse
fantastic read!
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