Ce n'est plus un mensonge si on a oublié la vérité.
Toutes les deux heures, Flora Banks oublie tout.
Elle ne sait même plus qui elle est.
Quelques post-it l'aident à se souvenir, ou des indices qu'elle écrit sur son bras. Elle se rappelle alors l'âge qu'elle avait lorsque son esprit s'est détraqué. Elle sait aussi qu'elle ne doit plus jamais contacter sa meilleure amie.
Il lui faut également trouver son passeport, aussi vite que possible. Elle veut à tout prix se rendre à Spitzberg en Arctique, là où se trouve Drake. Le baiser qu'elle a échangé avec lui est le seul souvenir qui ne s'efface pas.
Persuadée qu'il détient la clé de son amnésie, Flora s'embarque dans un incertain voyage pour être au rendez-vous avec cette mystérieuse personne qu'elle connait si mal : elle-même.
THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS published in 2017 was Emily Barr''s first novel for young adults and was a global hit, publishing in 27 languages. Before that, she worked as a journalist in London but always hankered after a quiet room and a book to write. She went travelling for a year, which gave her an idea for a novel set in the world of backpackers in Asia. This became BACKPACK, an adult thriller which won the WH Smith New Talent Award, and she has since written eleven more adult novels published in the UK and around the world. She lives in Cornwall with her husband and their children.>
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