One Sunday morning, Sergio and Giovanna are waiting for family friends for lunch in their cozy apartment in Rome. Shortly before the guests appear at their door, an unknown woman rings with an unusual request. Many years ago she lived in this home and now she would like to see it for the last time. Thus begins a story that threatens the seemingly calm and monotonous existence of Sergio and Giovanna, marking them and their friends forever.
A thriller of feelings, this is how Ferzan Ozpetek's novel "Like a Breath" is described. A novel that, through exciting twists and turns, transports readers from today's to the late sixties, from Rome to Istanbul.