The first thing you see / Grégoire Delacourt ; translated from the French by Anthea Bell.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson,
ISBN: 9781780226644 (pbk.) :
This translation originally published: 2015.
Arthur Dreyfuss is a young mechanic at a garage in the little community of Long, France. He has a small flat and leads a simple life. So, imagine his surprise when he opens his door one evening to find a distraught Hollywood starlet standing before him. But although feigning an American accent, this woman is not all that she seems. For her name is actually Jeanine Foucamprez - and her story is very different from the glamorous life of a star. Arthur is not all he seems, either; a lover of poetry with a darker past than one might imagine, he has learnt to see beauty in the mundane.
Original title: Première chose qu'on regarde. English
237 pages ; 20 cm
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