The Little Paris Bookshop

by Nina George | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0553418793 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingAzukiwing of Miami, Florida USA on 1/11/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingAzukiwing from Miami, Florida USA on Thursday, January 11, 2018
Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened.

When Perdu is finally tempted to read the letter, he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to Provence, home of his love, who may be long gone already. He is joined along the way by a bestselling but blocked author and a lovelorn Italian chef.

This novel is totally charming, from the set up of a floating bookstore (I thought water and paper don't mix), a bookseller who dispenses books like medicine, to the idea of a man opening the letter his lover left him 20 years ago and goes looking for her, the book simply keeps me captivated. What will he find at the end of the journey? Or will he find new love along the way?

"If you're looking to be charmed right out of your own life for a few hours, sit down with this wise and winsome novel...Everything happens just as you want it to... from poignant moments to crystalline insights in exactly the right measure."—Oprah.com

"Engaging... [George's] sumptuous descriptions of both food and literature will leave readers unsure whether to run to the nearest library or the nearest bistro."—Publishers Weekly

Journal Entry 2 by wingnimrodielwing at Evanston, Illinois USA on Monday, March 05, 2018
This got here safely. It looks fantastic!

Journal Entry 3 by wingnimrodielwing at Evanston, Illinois USA on Friday, May 11, 2018
I thought that this was an amazing book. I read it last month, and had a little trouble with it at the beginning. However, I was quickly hooked and absolutely loved the book. I see why you picked this as your best read from 2017 azuki.

Journal Entry 4 by wingnimrodielwing at IPic theater in Bolingbrook, Illinois USA on Sunday, June 03, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (6/2/2018 UTC) at IPic theater in Bolingbrook, Illinois USA

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Left propped up in the entrance vestibule of the ladies room by the escalators.

Journal Entry 5 by Esquinn17 at Burr Ridge, Illinois USA on Sunday, July 08, 2018
fun Read. Left in Murrells Inlet, SC

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