Part 3: Zoë’s pages

Chapter 8: Under the night sky

Chapter 8: Under the night sky

Zoë is the heroine of the novel. The name Zoë is Greek, It means ‘life’ – in the sense of the spirit of life.
(In contrast to ‘bios’ – the course of life).

Trouvères is an imaginary surname. Trouvères – as in Troubadour
(in French, also discoverer).
Zoë is a traveller.

She travels the world in her search for wisdom.
Trouver – to seek, to find.
(In English we still have trove – as in treasure trove).

Zoë can be seen as healer. She gathers together the draw-strings of the many cultures and traditions she has seen.