Frederic-Yves Jeannet is the author of De la Distance, avec Michel Butor (le Castor Astral '00), Cyclone (le Castor Astral '97), and Charite (Flammarion '00). He lives on Roosevelt Island. This is his first work of fiction to be published in English.
It is seven oclock. Night is falling. Sometimes there is between us, when I telephone you on the other side of the world, the echo of our voices on the satellite.