Score: 4.5
From 62 Ratings

The Red Notebook


  • Author: Antoine Laurain, Jane Aitken Jane Aitken & Emily Boyce
  • Release Date : 2015-03-02
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 504895 Bytes


‘A clever, funny novel . . . a masterpiece of Parisian perfection’ Duchess of Cornwall'The very quintessence of French romance' The TimesBookseller Laurent Letellier comes across an abandoned handbag on a Parisian street, and feels impelled to return it to its owner. The bag contains no money, phone or contact information. But a small red notebook with handwritten thoughts and jottings reveals a person that Laurent would very much like to meet. Without even a name to go on, and only a few of her possessions to help him, how is he to find one woman in a city of millions?...

The Red Notebook


  • Author: Benjamin Constant
  • Release Date : 2017-10-02
  • Genre: Classics
  • File Size: 4306017 Bytes


A spirited look at life and Romantic sensibilities on the eve of the nineteenth century, this narrative is a priceless document and a fine example of early autobiographical writing....

The Red Notebook
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The Red Notebook


  • Author : Antoine Laurain
  • Publisher : Gallic Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781908313874


The Red Notebook Book Description :

Bookseller Laurent Letellier comes across an abandoned handbag on a Parisian street and feels impelled to return it to its owner. The bag contains no money, phone or contact information. But a small red notebook with handwritten thoughts and jottings reveals a person that Laurent would very much like to meet. Without even a name to go on, and only a few of her possessions to help him, how is he to find one woman in a city of millions?...

Beyond the Red Notebook

Beyond the Red Notebook


  • Author : Dennis Barone
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-16
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812206685


Beyond the Red Notebook Book Description :

The novels of Paul Auster—finely wrought, self-reflexive, filled with doublings, coincidences, and mysteries—have captured the imagination of readers and the admiration of many critics of contemporary literature. In Beyond the Red Notebook, the first book devoted to the works of Auster, Dennis Barone has assembled an international group of scholars who present twelve essays that provide a rich and insightful examination of Auster's writings. The authors explore connections between Auster's poetry and fiction, the philosophical underpinnings of his writing, its relation to detective fiction, and its unique embodiment of the postmodern sublime. Their essays provide the fullest analysis available of Auster's themes of solitude, chance, and paternity...

The Red Notebook
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Red Notebook


  • Author : Paul Auster
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0811214982


The Red Notebook Book Description :

Contains: The red notebook -- Why write? -- Accident report -- It don't mean a thing....

Red Notebook

Red Notebook


  • Author : Benjamin Constant
  • Publisher : Alma Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780714546322


Red Notebook Book Description :

A spirited look at life and Romantic sensibilities on the eve of the nineteenth century, this narrative is a priceless document and a fine example of early autobiographical writing....

The President s Hat
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

The President s Hat


  • Author : Antoine Laurain
  • Publisher : Gallic Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781908313577


The President s Hat Book Description :

A charming fable about the power of a hat that takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through French life during the Mitterrand years. Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President François Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next to him. After the presidential party has gone, Daniel discovers that Mitterrand's black felt hat has been left behind. After a few moments' soul-searching, Daniel decides to keep the hat as a souvenir of an extraordinary evening. It's a perfect fit, and as he leaves the restaurant Daniel begins to feel somehow ... different....

French Rhapsody
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

French Rhapsody


  • Author : Antoine Laurain
  • Publisher : Gallic Books
  • Release Date : 2016-09-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781910477380


French Rhapsody Book Description :

The arrival of a letter delayed by 33 years sparks off a quest that leads both on a nostalgic journey back to the 1980s and right to the heart of France today. Middle-aged doctor Alain Massoulier has received a life-changing letter – thirty-three years too late. Lost in the Paris postal system for decades, the letter from Polydor, dated 1983, offers a recording contract to The Holograms, in which Alain played lead guitar. Overcome by nostalgia, Alain is tempted to track down the members of the group. But in a world where everything and everyone has changed...where could his quest possibly take him?...

The Red Notebook  True Stories

The Red Notebook True Stories


  • Author : Paul Auster
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-06-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780811221153


The Red Notebook True Stories Book Description :

The Red Notebook brings together in one volume all of Paul Auster's short, true-life stories—a remarkable collection of tales that documents the curious, miraculous, and sometimes catastrophic turns of everyday reality. Paul Auster has earned international praise for the imaginative power of his many novels, including The New York Trilogy, Moon Palace, The Music of Chance, Mr. Vertigo, and Timbuktu. He has also published a number of highly original non-fiction works: The Invention of Solitude, Hand to Mouth, and The Art of Hunger. In The Red Notebook, Auster again explores events from the real world large and small, tragic and comic—that reveal the unpredictable, shifting nature of human experience. A burnt onion pie, a wrong number, a young boy ...

Out of Frame
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Out of Frame


  • Author : Megan Erickson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101988602


Out of Frame Book Description :

Romance trades the open road for the high seas in the latest from the author of Focus on Me and Trust the Focus... Perpetually shy, Quinn Mathers is content to remain in the shadow of his brash best friend Jess Hartman. But before their college graduation, he and Jess have planned one last hurrah: a spring break Caribbean cruise. And it won’t be just any cruise. On board are members of the reality show Trip League, which follows young twenty-somethings on adventures around the world. Since the show’s beginning, Quinn has been fascinated by J. R. Butler, with his amazing body, warm eyes, and killer grin. Unfortunately, he’s straight—or so the world thinks. At nineteen, J. R. signed a contract to play straight for the show, and there’s no way...

Vintage 1954
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Vintage 1954


  • Author : Antoine Laurain
  • Publisher : Gallic Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781910477694


Vintage 1954 Book Description :

When Hubert Larnaudie invites some fellow residents of his Parisian apartment building to drink an exceptional bottle of 1954 Bordeaux, he has no idea of its special properties. The following morning, Hubert finds himself waking up in 1950s Paris, as do antique restorer Magalie, mixologist Julien, and Airbnb tenant Bob from Milwaukee, who's on his first trip to Europe. After their initial shock, the city of Edith Piaf and An American in Paris begins to work its charm on them. The four delight in getting to know the French capital during this iconic period, whilst also playing with the possibilities that time travel allows. But, ultimately, they need to work out how to get back to 2017. And the key lies in a legendary story and the vineyards of the Ch...