BESTSELLER. A beautiful novel about life in an old Parisian building; narrated alternatively by the philosophical fifty-four year old concierge Renée and twelve year...
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The story of Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday.
As he travels, he contemplates his childhood; a complicated friendship with the son of...
Julian Barnes scoops the Man Booker at last with his latest novel, described by Chair of the judges, Dame Stella Rimington as 'exquisitely written' and 'subtly plotted'.
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