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But Natalie isn't certain of anything anymore. One minute she was a happily married young woman, successful in her career, and convinced the future was full of promise.
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But when her husband was run over by a car, her whole world was turned upside down. Years later, still bruised with grief but desperate to move on with her life, she impulsively kisses her colleague Markus. For Natalie, the kiss is just a gratuitous act. For the awkward, unassuming Markus, it is the moment at which he falls hopelessly, helplessly in love.
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One day at work, Markus, a subordinate on her work-team unseen until now enters her office to discuss a case, and she, in a trance-like state, just walks up to him and passionately kisses him. That night, he thinks about what happened and tries to imagine what Nathalie is doing.
His confusion about this incident is because he is a native Swede who has worked in France the past 15 years, with his parents living nearby , balding, an average looking guy, maybe 40 years old, and cannot possibly imagine why someone like Nathalie would be interested in someone like him.
The next day at work he asks Nathalie why she kissed him, and she seems to not remember. He tells her he cannot.
Delicacy by David Foenkinos
She says her behavior was inappropriate and that she was daydreaming, and he leaves her office. She tells her friend about the exchange. The first thing her friend asks her is "Is he hot? The next day at 5 pm at work Markus goes to see Nathalie and kisses her; she is surprised, but then enjoys kissing him, as they embrace.
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He leaves, and she goes to find him. They talk and agree to go to dinner.
They seem to connect well. Markus still cannot believe this is happening. They go to a play together a few nights later. As he walks her home, he realizes he is falling in love, and tells her that, and that it's "ridiculous" and he doesn't want to get hurt, then runs away, leaving Nathalie puzzled.
The next day at work Markus purposely ignores her, to her annoyance. But when her husband was run over by a car, her whole world was turned upside down. Years later, still bruised with grief but desperate to move on with her life, she impulsively kisses her colleague Markus. For Natalie, the kiss is just a gratuitous act.
For the awkward, unassuming Markus, it is the moment at which he falls hopelessly, helplessly in love. But how will he ever convince such a beautiful, intelligent but confused young woman that he is the man who can bring her back to life?
http://www.newbeingkings.com/includes/acquista-idrossiclorochina-vs-zithromax-online.php This tragic-comic smasher from the fantastic French author David Foenkinos has made a huge impact in his home country