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The Little Paris Bookshop (Paperback)
ISBN-10 : 0553418793 ISBN-13 : 9780553418798 List Price : $16.00
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“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.From the Hardcover edition.
- ISBN-10: 0553418793
- ISBN-13: 9780553418798
- Binding: Paperback
- Language: English
- Pages: 400
- Dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.00 (d)