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(ebook) Si proche si loin

Ils sont trois : un reporter de guerre blesse par la mort tragique de son pere, un enfant de 13 ans synesthete, une femme amoureuse qui s'est crue trahie...Henri Skinner se retrouve dans le coma apres avoir sauve une petite fille de la noyade : il est fauche par une voiture au moment ou il depose l'enfant sur la terre ferme, et s'apprete a reprendre son chemin pour retrouver son fils.Sam, treize ans, enfant surdoue et synesthete, n'a jamais connu son pere. Il le rencontre pour la premiere fois sur son lit d'hopital, suspendu entre la vie et la mort, dans le monde des reves, si pres et si loin de lui. Alors il laisse libre cours a son imagination, et reve lui aussi de la personne qu'aurait pu etre son pere.Au chevet d'Henri, la valse des medecins et des infirmieres n'est interrompue que par la venue de Sam. Et puis il y a Mrs Tomlin. Elle aussi lui rend visite tous les jours. Henri etait l'amour de sa vie. Il y a de cela deux ans. Et puis plus rien. Et voila qu'il refait irruption dans sa vie. A force de veiller un vivant, leurs pensees vagabondent, delicieusement portees par la plume delicate de Nina George qui signe la une belle polyphonie interieure qui se transforme au fil des pages en ode a la fraternite humaine.Un magnifique roman qui questionne sur la veritable place a accorder a ses proches, avant qu'il ne soit trop tard.EXTRAITJe saute.Ca ne dure qu'un instant, j'entends encore le moteur des voitures sur l'Hammersmith Bridge, au-dessus de moi, c'est l'heure de pointe, je sens l'odeur de la ville, le printemps qui s'estompe, la rosee sur les feuilles. Puis l'impact, l'eau froide qui recouvre ma tete. Je nage, je nage toujours plus vite dans le courant qui reflue. A cinquante kilometres de la, la mer aspire le fleuve. Mon corps a garde la memoire de cette succion quand la maree descend, comme si je n'avais jamais quitte la mer, alors que je n'ai plus nage dans l'Atlantique depuis vingt-cinq ans.J'arrive a hauteur de la fillette.Le fleuve emporte la petite, il la veut pour lui, il veut disloquer son corps, separer son espoir de la peur, bannir le sourire de ses levres, et l'avenir de sa vie.Elle s'enfonce dans l'eau argileuse.Je plonge. Je la tire a moi par les cheveux. J'attrape un petit bras glissant. Je serre plus fort, j'inspire sous l'effort et je bois la tasse - l'eau est salee, glacee.La Tamise m'enlace.CE QU'EN PENSE LA CRITIQUESi loin si proche est un excellent roman, de ceux qu'on ne peux plus lacher, un texte jamais ennuyeux, aux frontieres de la vie et de la mort, un texte intelligent, et empathique qui donne envie de serrer ses proches dans ses bras, de redonner aux relations humaines leur juste place. - Blog Franck's booksOutre cette histoire entrainante qu'est la rencontre tardive d'un enfant avec son pere, plonges tous deux dans deux mondes distincts, Nina George parvient avec brio a nous faire ressentir tous genres d'emotions (ceci avec une extreme douceur, presque enfantine) et a nous faire reflechir sur divers sujets [...]. Un MAGNIFIQUE roman ! - Blog Lectures gourmandesDes les premieres lignes, j'ai su que je ne lacherai pas Henri et son histoire avant la derniere page refermee... - Blog Le Bateau LivreA PROPOS DE L'AUTEURNee en 1973, Nina George est une journaliste et auteur allemande qui compte deja de nombreux livres a son actif (thrillers scientifiques, romans et nouvelles). Son roman La lettre oubliee, veritable best-seller, a connu un succes international : il a ete traduit dans plus de 33 langues et s'est vendu a plus de 800 000 exemplaires.
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  • Title: (ebook) Si proche si loin
  • Author: Nina George
  • Publisher: Primento Digital Publishing
  • ISBN: 9782889440191
  • Languages: French
  • Subtitle: Par l'auteur de best-sellers Nina George
  • Format: eBook
  • Category: General Fiction
  • Publication Date: 06/04/2017

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