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The Little Paris Bookshop

George, Nina, 1973- Book - 2015 Fiction / George, Nina, Adult Book / Fiction / General / George, Nina 5 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.1 out of 5

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Call Number: Fiction / George, Nina, Adult Book / Fiction / General / George, Nina
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Malletts Creek Branch, Pittsfield Branch, Westgate Branch

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"Originally published in Germany as Das Lavendelzimmer by Knaur Verlag in 2013"--Verso title page.
""There are books that are suitable for a million people, others for only a hundred. There are even remedies--I mean books--that were written for one person only...A book is both medic and medicine at once. It makes a diagnosis as well as offering therapy. Putting the right novels to the appropriate ailments: that's how I sell books." 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. After Perdu is finally tempted to read the letter, he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to the south of France, hoping to make peace with his loss and discover the end of the story. Joined by a bestselling but blocked author and a lovelorn Italian chef, Perdu travels along the country's rivers, dispensing his wisdom and his books, showing that the literary world can take the human soul on a journey to heal itself. Internationally bestselling and filled with warmth and adventure, The Little Paris Bookshop is a love letter to books, meant for anyone who believes in the power of stories to shape people's lives"-- Provided by publisher.
""A book is both doctor and medicine. It makes diagnoses and provides therapy. Bringing the right novels together with the appropriate people is the way I sell books."

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Bad marketing...but more like submitted by Kikumatsu97 on July 26, 2015, 7:54pm a... roadtrip narrative for middle aged guys? But I think it succeeds wonderfully at that. Something causes Jean to snap and revisit his past, finally giving himself permission to grieve a lost love and then learn to live again. It's a very successful and almost beautiful story in that regard. But you might find yourself alternating between thinking, "Yes, that's exactly how books make me feel!" and "Oh no, I should put the book back on the shelf and go live life!"

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PUBLISHED
New York : Crown, 2015.
Year Published: 2015
Description: 392 p.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780553418774
0553418777

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Pare, Simon.

SUBJECTS
Booksellers and bookselling -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Mental healing -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Love stories.