Alive with the same quintessential je ne sais quoi that made The Reader on the 6.27 such a runaway success, this is a charming, bittersweet novel of unlikely love and late-life adventure.
Filled with all the larger-than-life characters and enchanting storytelling that made readers fall for The Reader on the 6.27, Jean-Paul Didierlaurent's follow-up novel, The Rest of Their Lives, is set to charm the world.
It's difficult to find love in a profession like Ambroise's - even his father despises what he does . . .
And while Manelle - a home-help for the elderly in the same small French town - adores her days spent with her eccentric clients, she too often ends her evenings alone.
So when an unusual request from Manelle's favourite client - eighty-two-year-old retired chef-gourmand Samuel - brings the two of them together for an unlikely road-trip to Switzerland, along with Ambroise's cake-loving grandmother, it might just be time for the rest of their lives to begin . . .
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 302 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 23 mm
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