The Rest of Their Lives
As with his last book, Reader on the 6.27, this is a novel filled with memorable characters that will stay with you long after the final page. It’s an unforgettable journey exploring what is familiar to us all: life, love, loneliness, heartbreak and the inescapable fate that awaits us all. A truly delightful read. Fran
For readers who like quirky and enchanting. 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 . . .
From the author of The Reader on the 6.27, Jean-Paul Didierlaurent, comes another enchanting adventure into the land of love . . .
Readers will find the same sensitivity, the same poetry, the same humour as in The Reader on the 6:27 . . . A charming story * RTL *
Jean-Paul Didierlaurent lives in the Vosges region of France. His short stories have twice won the International Hemingway Award and his debut novel, The Reader on the 6.27, was a bestseller both in the UK and internationally. The Rest of Their Lives is his second novel.