After having buried her unfaithful husband and sold her château to repay her debts, Countess Dragonette of Holdmetight decides to go to Paris to find work. She's a confirmed optimist with no inhibitions, believing in her lucky star, and finds a succession of jobs where she happily deals with the most improbable situations. She is among others a cleaning lady for a couple of gay hairdressers, an eccentric millionairess's sports coach, an embalmer's assistant and a receptionist, and becomes a celebrity by allowing her face to be used to promote the sale of rillettes pâté from the Brave Cochon Rose.
From one unlikely adventure to another, thanks to the unusual characters she meets through her different jobs, Dragonette finally becomes the talk of the town, which does not escape the attention of a mysterious "president". But who really is this elusive admirer?
The Extraordinary Adventures of Dragonette in Paris is a story full of humour, poetry and tenderness.