“Philippe Beaussant’s novella is as elegantly old-fashioned in the structure as in the telling.” – Isabel Montgomery, Guardian
“You have to read this book, extraordinary in its simplicity, its geometric lines, its tenderness. The Author doesn’t disappoint … what he writes is perfect. And perfection without boredom is a feat.” – Jean-Jacques Brochier, Magazine Litteraire
“Reflections on Italian painting, a love story discovered in a small black notebook after the death of its owner… One doesn’t know what seduces most in this subtle and elegant novel.” – Mensuel???