This book plunges us into the atmosphere both cheerful laborious but of a unique class of a small school in a hamlet a few kilometers from Narbonne on the road to Perpignan. The playground is against the wall of the small cemetery and the strange cohabitation of joyful cries of children and quiet scary graves, gives full depth to this story, because for Jean-Pierre Grotti: this is his last year class. What will it be next? It is this scary and haunting question that appears suddenly at the turn of a page. In all his novels, Jean-Pierre told the stories of others. In the latter work, he indulges himself and his thoughts on the passing of time, aging, and the very meaning of existence, move us deep within ourselves.