The list of my desires / Grégoire Delacourt ; translated from the French by Anthea Bell.
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: London : Phoenix,
ISBN: 9781780224251 (pbk.) :
This translation originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.
Jocelyne is 47 and runs her own dressmaking shop. She's a bit overweight, her husband is very ordinary, and her best friends are the twins who run the hairdresser next door. Jocelyn has reached the point where she is examining her life and measuring it against what her teenage self had imagined. Jocelyn's mother dropped dead suddenly when she was 17, and her father fell ill shortly afterwards, so she had to take the job in the shop rather than pursue her dreams. But then is she really unhappy?
214 pages ; 20 cm
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