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Book Reviews:The Little Paris Bookshop, The Paris Hours: A novel

 

October 21, 2021

The Litte Paris Bookshop by Nina George, translated by Simon Pare

Reviewed by Todd Vandenbark, MLS. Library Director, Columbia County Rural Library District, Dayton, WA

Floating on the banks of the Seine River in France is a barge where Monsieur Perdue has a bookshop. He considers himself as a "literary apothecary" and uses his intuitive sense of what a person needs to "prescribe" novels about the hardships of life. Perdue's gift has helped to mend broken hearts and wounded souls for his customers but it cannot help him heal for the disappearance of his one and only true love. She left behi...



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