Rousseau, Diderot and Grimm went on their Italian voyage in the middle of the 1750s. Nothing was known of it until the discovery of a manuscript in which their valet – a certain Lambert – tells, in his own manner, of this philosophical venture. Between the gastric problems of the first, the incessant «urgent wants» of the second and the libidinous needs of the third, the three accomplices evoke any old how God’s existence and the notions of humanity and democracy. Desecrated Great Men...
« François Vallejo gives us a great 18th century novel, a short of philosophical farce in which he places in the same coach three great minds of the era: Diderot, Grimm, Rousseau, flanked by their valet Lambert [...] A delight! »