By Tatiana de Rosnay
This beautiful new novel from Tatiana de Rosnay, writer of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Sarah's Key, plumbs the depths of advanced kin relationships and the ability of a previous mystery to alter every thing within the present.
It all started with an easy beach holiday, a brother and sister recapturing their early life. Antoine Rey concept he had the fitting shock for his sister Mélanie's birthday: a weekend via the ocean at Noirmoutier Island, the place the pair spent many satisfied early life summers taking part in at the seashore. It have been too lengthy, Antoine proposal, on account that they would again to the island―over thirty years, due to the fact that their mom died and the kinfolk vacation trips ceased. however the island's haunting attractiveness triggers very happy thoughts; it reminds Mélanie of whatever unforeseen and deeply anxious approximately their final island summer season. while, at the force domestic to Paris, she eventually summons the braveness to bare what she is familiar with to Antoine, her feelings triumph over her and she or he loses keep an eye on of the car.
Recovering from the coincidence in a close-by medical institution, Mélanie attempts to remember what brought on her to crash. Antoine encounters an unforeseen best friend: horny, streetwise Angèle, a mortician who will train him new meanings for the phrases lifestyles, love and loss of life. all of sudden, although, the prior comes swinging again at either siblings, careworn with a gloomy fact approximately their mom, Clarisse.
Trapped within the wake of a surprising kin mystery shrouded via taboo, Antoine needs to confront his previous and likewise his afflicted relationships along with his personal little ones. How good does he quite recognize his mom, his kids, even himself? unexpectedly fragile on all fronts as a son, a husband, a brother and a father, Antoine Rey will study the reality approximately his relatives and himself the challenging way.
By turns exciting, seductive and harmful, with a lingering impression that's bittersweet and redeeming, A mystery stored is the tale of a contemporary family members, the invisible ties that carry it jointly, and the influence it has all through life.
A movie is now in creation, to famous person Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds, Now you notice Me), Laurent Lafitte (The red Rivers, Little White Lies), and Audrey Dana (Roman de Gare, The Clink of Ice) and should commence taking pictures in April!