In the Polish village where he was born, Leo Gursky fell in love with a young girl called Alma and wrote a book in her honour. These days he is just about surving life in America. Meanwhile, a young girl, hoping to find a cure for her mother's loneliness, stumbles across a book that changed her mother's life and she goes in search of the author.
Nicole Krauss a connu un succès international avec son livre roman L'Histoire de l'amour (Gallimard, 2006). La Grande Maison (L'Olivier, 2011), succès de librairie en France, l'a placée au tout premier rang des écrivains de sa génération.