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The little Paris bookshop: a novel

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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.
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9781101889817
9781101889848
9780553418781
9780553418798
9781101889831
9781410481702
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Grouped Work ID 12fff8eb-1a52-9361-8320-6a0ab67c9512
Full title little paris bookshop
Author george nina
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Books and reading -- Fiction, Booksellers and bookselling -- Fiction, Large type books, Love stories, Love stories, German, Mental healing -- Fiction, Paris (France) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, German
title_display The little Paris bookshop : a novel
title_full The Little Paris Bookshop A Novel, The little Paris bookshop : a novel / Nina George, The little Paris bookshop : a novel / Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare, The little Paris bookshop [text (large print)] / Nina George ; Translated by Simon Pare
title_short The little Paris bookshop :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Books and reading, Booksellers and bookselling, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Love stories, German, Mental healing, Psychological fiction, German, Romance