The Little Paris Bookshop - Chapters 1-8 Summary & Analysis

Nina George
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“Little Paris Bookshop” tells the story of Jean Perdu, a self-proclaimed “literary apothecary” who owns a floating bookshop and prescribes novels to alleviate all of life’s emotional burdens. The only person Jean cannot seem to help is himself. Every since his true love left him 21 years prior, Jean has closed himself off to the world, dying with his lost love. Upon finding out that his lover, Manon, had died shortly after leaving him, Jean sets out of a journey to find the man he once was.

Chapter 1 began with the owners of Jean Perdu’s residence, 27 Rue Montagnard, convincing him to give a table to a new tenant who was recently left by her husband. Perdu agreed, although he would much rather have offered a book.

Perdu returned to his residence to retrieve the table and a book for the grieving divorcee...

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