The Girl Who Reads on the Métro

The Girl Who Reads on the Métro

First US edition

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Synopsis

"In the vein of Amélie and The Little Paris Bookshop, a modern fairytale about a French woman whose life is turned upside down when she meets a reclusive bookseller and his young daughter. Juliette leads a perfectly ordinary life in Paris, working a slow office job, dating a string of not-quite-right men, and fighting off melancholy. The only bright spots in her day are her métro rides across the city and the stories she dreams up about the strangers reading books across from her: the old lady, the math student, the amateur ornithologist, the woman in love, the girl who always tears up at page 247. One morning, avoiding the office for as long as she can, Juliette finds herself on a new block, in front of a rusty gate wedged open with a book. Unable to resist, Juliette walks through, into the bizarre and enchanting lives of Soliman and his young daughter, Zaide. Before she realizes entirely what is happening, Juliette agrees to become a

Book information

ISBN: 9781250315427
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Imprint: Flatiron Books
Pub date:
Edition: First US edition
DEWEY: 843.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 175
Weight: 240g
Height: 178mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 25mm