Synopses & Reviews
Tragic love-story centering on the adulterous affair between a German woman and her husband's Jewish flute-mender. This has been a bestseller and literary award-winner in France, the home of this Canadian writer.
Centres on an adulterous affair between Saffie, a silent young German woman, who is first maid and then wife to a famous flautist, and Andras, a Jewish flute-mender. The story unfolds in Paris at the height of the Algerian war in the 1950s.