After taking care of all the administrative tasks for his grandmother’s funeral, Elias went to the crematorium, rue du Souvenir in Poitiers, for the ceremony.
This period is psychologically difficult for the narrator. He has to mourn and the memories of his grandparents come back. The couple was deported to concentration camps during World War II because they were Jewish.
Samuel Doux, the novelist, uses his own childhood memories. He knows Poitiers well, having lived there since his birth. That’s why he decided to set the plot of his book in the streets of the city of Pictou.
The memorial park of the Poitiers crematorium covers an area of 4 hectares.
Rue du Souvenir
The rue du Souvenir in Poitiers houses the crematorium of the Vienne department (86).
Inaugurated in 1996, the crematorium is the only establishment of its kind in the Vienne department. The adjoining memorial park covers an area of 4 hectares. It was designed by landscape architects.
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During the sacking by the English army of Dom Rémy, Jeanne, a pious child, is the horrified witness of the rape and murder of her sister. From then on, she hates war, religion and prayer will be everything for her. As a young girl, she is sure to hear messages from God and his saints, urging her to drive out the invader…
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