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Glenview Book Club – July 20

The next meeting of the Glenview Book Club will be on Wednesday, July 20 at 5:15 p.m. Join in the discussion at the Glenview office, 2050 Claire Court. Questions, please contact Linda Rockwell at lrockwell@carecenter.org.

The selected book is a little lighter fare this time. We will be discussing The Little Paris Bookshop, a 2015 novel by Nina George.  Amazon describes calls the work a “love letter to books, meant for anyone who believes in the power of stories to shape people’s lives.”

Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own? Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can’t seem to heal through literature is himself; he’s still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened. After Perdu is finally tempted to read the letter, he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to the south of France, hoping to make peace with his loss and discover the end of the story.

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