The Little Paris Bookshop
A NovelBook - 2015
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Monsieur Perdu is a bookseller who treats broken hearts. Perhaps his intuitive skills come from his own heartbreak. He suffers deeply and refuses to face his own fears, until one day life sends him a new adventure.
coloradobuck Jan 16, 2018
Delightful and thoughtful read. If you love Paris or all things French - If you love stories about moving on after loss - if you love books that challenge your normal thinking, then this book is for you. It may not line up exactly with my world view, but it taught me about: life lessons, unders... Read More »
Susan_Booklover Aug 23, 2016
This is why we love reading, great characters, interesting story, and amazing descriptions.
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"'Fear transforms you body like an inept sculptor does a perfect block of stone,' Perdu heard Vijaya's voice say inside him. 'It's just that you're chipped away at from within, and no one sees how many splinters and layers have been taken off you. You become ever thinner and more brittle inside, until even the slightest emotion bowls you over. One hug, and you think you're going to shatter and be lost.' If Jordan [Perdu's young friend] ever needed a piece of fatherly advice, Perdu would tell him: 'Never listen to fear! Fear makes you stupid..'" (p. 130-131)
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