"Who is Victoria Bretagne?," this is the narrator’s question through the novel. Little is known about this young girl other than she inspires respect to everybody. Her charm, her stately bearing, her natural nobility impress and fascinate. To mix with her is like a privilege and to approach her is like a reward...
After the landscapes of her childhood, Emmanuelle Guattari examines now the faces with lot of finesse. Victoria Bretagne’s one, crossed by an awful scar, is not the least enigmatic. As a miniaturist, thanks to her sensitive writing where she combines moving and comical details, drawing her characters she exalts their beauty and captures their mistery.
Emmanuelle Guattari was born in 1964. She grew up at the mental institution of La Borde (Loir-et-Cher) where her parents worked all their lives. She used to teach French and English language in United States and France. Now she dedicates herself to written. She has already published La petite Borde (translated into English and Turkish language), Ciels de Loire and New York, petite Pologne.