Ludivine Ribeiro was born in Geneva from an Indian father and a German mother. She wrote her first novel at the age of eight, determined to become a writer. But it was only after being a journalist, a photographer, the editor-in-chief of several magazines and even after launching and managing a magazine (the monthly “Edelweiss”) that she remembered her childhood dream and published her first book (The Same Sky Ed. JCLattès 2016).
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« At this time of the afternoon, the landscape is washed of colour, water and sky melting into one and the same dazzle. .. » I close the book and hold it out the the journalist. You should read this book, I say. « The Same Sky« . The answers you are looking for are in it. We never pay enough attention to our surroundings. We think it’s just scenery. We are wrong. He sets the book on the glazed tile table, next to his mint tea. He doesn’t care. Nevertheless, he has his eye on the bathing beauty in the flowered bikini, her long legs folded on the glossy band. Checks that his dictaphone was still running. Swats at a mosquito with his hand. How did it happen ? He repeats. Really, you should read it, I insist. This woman has understood everything. Exactly as if she were inside my head. Hasn’t it ever happened to you, to…