GERARD LOUIS BREISSAN is a local of Aix-en-Provence within the South of France and a Canadian citizen. As a boy, he studied classical literature and confirmed an early reward for writing, successful many tuition and neighborhood prizes, which have been backed by means of Hachette the publishers and the Lycée Mignet.
Since 2005, he has been operating and dwelling in China, the place he's the top of Hospitality and Tourism administration at Jilin University-Lambton university in Changchun, China, taking the opportunity additionally to trip round the state to profit approximately chinese language tradition and traditions.
Breissan tells us that many remarkable occasions happened all through his early years, which he has regularly felt a compulsion to reveal. within the Day They got here he ultimately speaks out. it truly is occasionally tough to differentiate truth from fiction, yet you, the reader, needs to decide.
THE DAY THEY got here is the gripping tale of and younger adult's adventures within the South of France and the African Congo. Gérard meets and kinds an unbreakable bond with the alien Eudoxus, who turns into his mentor and mother or father angel. He recounts the fisherman Etienne's tale a couple of terrifying and awesome typhoon off Le Grau du Roi within the French Camargue, whilst six males misplaced their lives. the tale ends whilst Gerard is twenty-one. just like the author, whose identify he stocks, he joins the hospitality to determine the realm. in the course of the narrative and as he grows up and matures, Gerard struggles to stay precise to himself, and to discover the proper course in life.
"I loved this story of a teenager's shut encounters with an alien who turns into his dad or mum angel, rescuing him from a number of scrapes, as soon as within the guise of an ageless Jesuit missionary within the Congo. An creative and pleasant learn, whether you are not a ufologist." – John Russell, SJ, previously long-time Warden of Ricci corridor, collage of Hong Kong.
"Breissan's story poses many questions for readers wondered by way of flying saucers phenomena. – Alien from one other global? Angel from Heaven? Who, or what's the mysterious yet benign Eudoxus?" – Margaret Clarke, acclaimed translator of the longer term fiction classics, The final guy and the realm because it might be and previously lecturer in English at Notre Dame university of schooling, Glasgow, United Kingdom.