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The Little Paris Bookshop : a novel

by George, Nina, 1973- (Author)

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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 lite... Full description

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Summary: 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.
Item Description: English translation of: "Das Lavendelzimmer."
"Originally published in Germany as "Das Lavendelzimmer" by Knaur Verlag, an imprint of Verlagsgruppe Droemer Knaur, Munich, Germany, ©2013 by Knaur Verlag"--Title page verso.
"This translation originally published by Abacus, an imprint of Little, Brown Group in London. Subsequently published in hardcover in the United States by Crown Publishers, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, in 2015"--Title page verso.
Includes: Recipes (pages [371]-384) ; Jean Perdiu's Emergency Literary Pharmacy (pages [385]-390) ; Reader's Guide (pages [394]-396) ; Conversation with Nina George: The Power of Books to Heal (pages [397]-402) ; and an excerpt from the author's next novel, "The Little Breton Bistro" (pages [403]-408).
Physical Description: 408 pages : map; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780553418798
0553418793
Author Notes:

Nina George was born on August 30, 1973 in Bielefeld Germany. Shs is a German writer, best known as the author of The Little Paris Bookshop. She has published 26 books (novels, mysteries and non-fiction) as well as over hundred short stories and more than 600 columns. George has worked as a cop reporter, columnist and managing editor for a wide range of publications, including Hamburger Abendblatt, Die Welt, Der Hamburger, as well as TV Movie and Federwelt. In 2012 and 2013 she won the DeLiA and the Glauser-Prize. In 2014, she delivered the keynote address in Berlin at the German Writer¿s Conference to 140 attending writers. She made the New York Tmes Best Seller List in 2015 with her title The Little Paris Bookshop.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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