The Little Paris Bookshop
By Nina George
Narrated by Steve West, Emma Bering & Cassandra Campbell / 10 hours 54 minutes
“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.
Includes a PDF of Recipes and Jean Perdu’s Emergency Literary Pharmacy.
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|Narrator||Cassandra Campbell, Steve West & Emma Bering|
|Length||10 hours 54 minutes|
|Publisher||Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|
|Publication Date||June 23, 2015|
|Libro.fm Rank||#2,692 Overall|
|Genre Rank||#302 in Mystery & Thriller|