Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The rest of their lives Jean-Paul Didierlaurent ; translated by Rose Schwartz.

By: Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul.
Contributor(s): Schwartz, Ros [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Mantle, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 231 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1509840354; 9781509840359; 9781509840342; 1509840346.Uniform titles: Reste de leur vie. English Subject(s): Grandmothers -- Fiction | Holocaust survivors -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Older people -- Fiction | Automobile travel -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | France -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Romance fiction.DDC classification: 843.92 Summary: 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 .
List(s) this item appears in: Books We're Talking About
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection DIDI Checked out 09/10/2019

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

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 hard to find love with a job like Ambroise's - an embalmer in a small French town, he rarely spends time with the living.And while Manelle - a home-help for the elderly - enjoys her days taking care of her spirited clients, she finds her evenings are often spent with TV dinners for one. So when chance - and an unusual road trip - bring Ambroise and Manelle together, they are both more than ready for the rest of their lives to begin . . .

"An unlikely love story"--Cover.

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 .

Translated from the French.