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
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.