Sea of Memories

When Kendra first visits her ailing grandmother, Ella has only one request that Kendra write her story down, before she forgets In 1937, seventeen year old Ella s life changes forever when she is sent to spend the summer on the beautiful le de R and meets the charismatic, creative Christophe.

The Perfect Nanny

When Myriam, a French Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their two young children They never dreamed they would find Louise a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family s chic apartment

La Tresse

Smita, Julia, Sarah Trois femmes, trois vies, trois continents Trois chemins que rien ne destine se croiser Trois histoires pourtant li es.Inde Smita est une intouchable Mari e un chasseur de rats, elle nettoie a mains nues les latrines de son village, comme le faisait sa m re Son r ve

Serotonin

Es ist nicht die Zukunft, es ist die Gegenwart, die dich t tet, die wiederkommt, um an dir zu nagen In SEROTONIN rechnet die Hauptfigur ab mit der modernen Gesellschaft, der Wirtschaft, der Politik und mit sich selbst Der umwerfendste Schriftsteller unserer Gegenwart Julia Encke, F.A.S

Paris Echo

Here is Paris as you have never seen it before a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq have little in common, yet both are susceptible to the

P.S. from Paris

From Marc Levy, the most read French author alive today, comes a modern day love story between a famous actress hiding in Paris and a bestselling writer lying to himself They knew their friendship was going to be complicated, but love and the City of Lights just might find a way On the big screen,

All the Ways We Said Goodbye

The New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room return with a glorious historical adventure that moves from the dark days of two World Wars to the turbulent years of the 1960s, in which three women with bruised hearts find refuge at Paris legendary Ritz hotel.The

L'Ordre du jour

L Allemagne nazie a sa l gende On y voit une arm e rapide, moderne, dont le triomphe parait inexorable Mais si au fondement de ses premiers exploits se d couvraient plut t des marchandages, de vulgaires combinaisons d int r ts Et si les glorieuses images de la Wehrmacht entrant triomphalement en

Girls on the Line

From the celebrated author of Daughters of the Night Sky comes a stirring novel inspired by the courage, dedication, and love of the unsung heroines of the Great War December 1917 As World War I rages in Europe, twenty four year old Ruby Wagner, the jewel in a prominent Philadelphia family,

La jeune fille et la nuit

Un campus prestigieux fig sous la neige Trois amis li s par un secret tragique Une jeune fille emport e par la nuit C te d Azur Hiver 1992 Une nuit glaciale, alors que le campus de son lyc e est paralys par une temp te de neige, Vinca Rockwell, 19 ans, l une des plus brillantes l ves de

Soumission

Dans une France assez proche de la n tre, un homme s engage dans la carri re universitaire Peu motiv par l enseignement, il s attend une vie ennuyeuse mais calme, prot g e des grands drames historiques Cependant les forces en jeu dans le pays ont fissur le syst me politique jusqu provoquer

Le Livre des Baltimore

Jusqu au jour du Drame, il y avait deux familles Goldman Les Goldman de Balti et les Goldman de Montclair Les Goldman de Montclair, dont est issu Marcus Goldman, l auteur de La V rit sur l Affaire Harry Quebert, sont une famille de la classe moyenne, habitant une petite maison Montclair,

The Stranger

Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed the nakedness of man faced with the absurd First published in English in 1946 now in a new translation by Matthew Ward.

The Little Prince

Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of

Madame Bovary

Oh, why, dear God, did I marry him Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life An ardent devourer of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voracious spending

Les Misérables

Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature, Jean Valjean the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread Les Mis rables ranks among the greatest novels of all time In it, Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them in a battle between good

Candide

Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in the best of all possible worlds On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the