Since two large plastic bags, tied to small plastic gallons and some life jackets, have been found on two beaches in Normandy, on the coast of France, in the past three weeks, the few inhabitants of the region’s small towns have been talking about nothing else.
And so are the many outsiders who have come from far away and were attracted by the news.
Everyone spends days commenting on the contents of those mysterious bags: kilos and more kilos of the purest cocaine, which ended up on those two beaches – no one knows how or where they came from . . .