Lavandula walks us through a geography that was as appreciated by the Romans as it is today by visitors from all over the world interested in growing a plant whose prestige grows as the genius of its cultivators.
But Provence is not only a land of perfumes and essences, it was also glory and an ordeal for the Cathars of Montségur, those good men that the Church persecuted and massacred in the 13th century. A space of privilege and light for painters such as Van Gogh, Cézanne or Matisse, who expressed their reliefs with unusual strength and joy. Admired for its therapeutic and aesthetic virtues, lavender, whose genealogy and destiny the author traces with a master hand telling us the stories of persecuted and persecutors, witches and doctors, painters and perfumers who brushed their ears, is the screen on which the future is projected. human.