‘ Two hours of reading engraved in your memory for life.’
In a white dress, bouquet in hand, Martine knows that she will never love Jean, the sad and violent man she has just married. But inside her, a seed is germinating. This seed is her decision. For years she will endure her daily existence and raise their child. But silently, boldly, and persistently, she will be planning her escape.
It has become a ritual between them: on their anniversary, she puts on her wedding dress. Friends envy them. Samuel and Sandra seem to be living a fairy tale romance...
A woman on the train fondles the ring on her finger. A man watches as this passionate woman’s expression begins to change...
‘ Anxiety and oppression superbly rendered through the subtlety of the writing.’