The Little Village of Book Lovers

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Publisher's Synopsis

The heartwarming new novel from the international million-copy bestselling author of THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP

'Everyone knows me, but none can see me. I'm that thing you call love'

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In a small town in balmy Provence, Marie-Jeanne has a gift.

She can see the marks Love has left on the people around her. Glowing faces, hands that shimmer brighter when enclosed in another. Before long, Marie-Jeanne is playing matchmaker.

When her foster father, Francis, sets up a mobile library travelling the many mountain towns of the Nyons region, Marie-Jeanne takes her quest further. Their library offers entertainment, guidance, reassurance and comfort - but for Marie-Jeanne, the books also allow her to bring soulmates together.

The only person that Marie-Jeanne can't seem to find a partner for is herself. She has no glow of her own, though she waits and waits for it to appear.

Everyone must have a soulmate, surely - but will Marie-Jeanne be able to recognise hers when Love finally comes her way?
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From the author of the million-copy bestseller The Little Paris Bookshop comes a tender story about how a love of books is a love of life itself.

PRAISE FOR NINA GEORGE

'A true gem for fiction lovers' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
'An enchanting, uplifting read. The sort of book that acts as a soothing tonic' INDEPENDENT
'Glowing . . . Layered with wit, enchanting writing and a love of books' DAILY MAIL
'A charming tale' RED

Book information

ISBN: 9780241436653
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Pub date:
Edition: Hardback original
DEWEY: 833.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: x, 263
Weight: 402g
Height: 145mm
Width: 223mm
Spine width: 29mm