“What does it mean to wait for a child when you have just lost your father?”

After the death of her father, the philosopher Adèle Van Reeth publishes Inconsolable. Very beautiful universal text, where facing the death of a loved one brings us back to life.

With her new book, the philosopher Adele Van Reeth done in some way as a result of ordinary lifea previous story: the narrator loses her father while she is expecting a child, and she, who had set out to grasp the indescribable of the ordinary, now tackles the blind spot of existence as well as life. writing, death.
The death of a dear relative leaves one inconsolable, but… aren’t human beings essentially inconsolable? And should we necessarily deplore it? The philosopher chronicles over a year, in an extremely sensitive way, the experience of irremediable loss, from which she emerges transformed. Meeting with the ex-producer and host of paths of philosophyon France Culture, named last August at the direction of France Inter.

Miss Figaro. – How would you describe your project?
Adele Van Reeth. – I wanted to capture vividly what happens when you have a universal experience – not just losing your father, but witnessing…

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Source- https://madame.lefigaro.fr/celebrites/culture/adele-van-reeth-que-signifie-attendre-un-enfant-lorsqu-on-vient-de-perdre-son-pere-20230201