A novel for children
Published in French, Oncle Platon, Paris: Mesidor/La Farandole, 1989
Two children, Irene and her little brother John, make a lot of discussions for everything that seems strange to them with a fabric little donkey, which has a zipper on its breast, and if you open it you find a red candy: its heart.
Life in exile seen through children’s eyes. The narrator is their fabric little donkey.
History tangled with politics runs through this short novel, which brings up the struggle of life of political refugees in a specially emotional and childlike style.