Xavier Lemaire


Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Adapted by Xavier Lemaire

1 F / 2 M


French text

A businessman, working in China, meets, during breaks in his negotiations, a woman keeping water closet named Madame Ming, in the basement of the Grand Hotel of Yunaï! This lady reveals that she has had ten children! Is it a lie or reality in a country that only allows one child? The story of Mrs. Ming’s ten children will be the occasion for this businessman to explore his personal life and his relationship with China and Confucian thought.


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