A fascinating dive into the history and myths surrounding the Bering Strait.
A few thousand years ago, Selhézé, a young “Qui-Collecte”, saw the sea gradually invading her environment.
At the dawn of the Cold War, Hushkins, an American geologist, discovers the traces of Beringia in the midst of the chaos caused by the American and Soviet incursions.
In the near future, Jeanne, an archaeologist, is searching for her missing brother while leading the permafrost excavation site in Beringia Park, a sort of Jurassic Park devoted to Pleistocene fauna.
Thousands of years separate them and yet the destinies of these three characters are intimately linked and carry within them the secret of Beringia.
Ici, la Beringie is the story of the mysterious and savage land that lies dormant in the depths of the Bering Strait today.
In his first novel, Jeremie Brugidou uses the codes of the exploration story, the field notebook and the adventure novel to question the relationship we have with living things at a time when climate change is bringing us closer than ever to the Chukchi, the last inhabitants of this ghost land that is Beringia.