"He saw the long waves of the ocean rise into an endless diaphragm to protect obscene secrets."Indian Ocean. Durban. South Africa. A sudden storm devastates the coast. Martin Du Plessis disappears into the eddies of a gigantic anomalous wave. His brother Jean has survived and, after discovering a secret relationship that Martin had with an ambiguous Parisian lady, he will become the victim of a delusional identification process that will take him to Europe, Paris and Milan. Here, amidst the plots of a dark traffic of fake works of art, death will still meet him. But detective George Malraux will be by his side.