A woman and a child walk to the station hand in hand. The dock is riddled with muddy puddles. The little girl, Molly, plays in these tiny lakes. She does not see Eve, the one from whom she has just removed her little wrist, approaching the tracks. Eve turns her back on him. His eyes close. She advances, crosses the yellow line, walks again, crosses the streaks of the blistered white stripe, to the edge of the void. "Beware of the passage of a train without stopping. Please move away from the edge of the wharf."
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Eve laughs. "It's a bit dramatic, isn't it?" In front of her psychologist, she can't help but scoff, bitterly. But what happened to make a 26-year-old woman want to end it? The page turns and the alarm clock rings. Like every Wednesday, Eve prepares to go to the museum, to see at the Courtauld Gallery, in London, the painting Un bar aux Folies Bergère by Manet, and in particular her waitress. Eve greets her softly. She seems to admire him, even envy him. And then, it's...
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