At the funeral of her lover, Claudia recalls how she met Eliott over twenty years ago, when she was still a teenager. Despite the age difference which separated them, Claudia and Eliott were driven by a passion as intense as it was destructive.When two decades later they are reunited by chance, Claudia is happily married with another man. But how far can the shadows of first love spread? Does it sweep everything away like a river bursting its banks? Can you only have one true love?
“I loved him with a volcanic intensity: I don’t think it’s possible to love more in this world. From the moment when we made love, my life was him.”