Beyond the story of the narrator’s family with the shared memories of her two aunts and her father, it is important to raise in particular the following points:
– The description of a bloody episode that confronted sugar cane farmers with the owners of a factory. Subsequently, the transition from an industrial society to a consumption society is illustrated by the emergence of shopping centres at the expense of the local factories.
– The independence of a young woman who leaves her family, creates her own shop in Guadeloupe and produces different products while exploring the Caribbean islands and leaves for mainland France to restart everything.
This novel of 2018, questions us on our attitude in a violent political context, on our conscience to have to fight or sometimes leave.