Full of humour, a story that we warmly recommend for summer holidays.
Because her mother spent a week in Benicàssim while she was pregnant with her, Pilar inherited this Spanish first name, which she hates almost as much as her surname, Mouclade (for those who don't know it). don't know, the mouclade is a dish of mussels!).
In short, we cannot say that the lady, who is about to celebrate her 40th birthday, has been lucky in the great lottery of names. As for his life, we cannot say that it is exceptional either. At the head of a small real estate agency near Paris, she has a job that she does not like that much and which requires her to work long hours outside the house. As for her husband Étienne, whose job is to create crossword puzzles for Le Point, well, the magic isn't always there…
In search of an ex-best friend
In the mind of Pilar, there was nevertheless a blessed time among all: the one when she still had for best friend the radiant and gorgeous Stella Saintonge. Had, because they fell out in their early twenties, and since then, Pilar has never seen or heard from her again.
To celebrate her birthday, Pilar is going to give herself a whole present: try to find Stella, who is totally absent from social networks.
Honestly, there could hardly be a nicer summer read. Even if it's very different from what we are used to reading, we liked it.
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