The Little Paris Bookshop Quotes

Nina George
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Perdu wondered how it must feel to experience things so intensely and yet survive.”
-- Narrator (chapter 3 paragraph 4)

Importance: This quote was from the beginning of the novel represented Jean Perdu’s feelings toward Max Jordan as a novelist. Having allowed his soul to die after losing his love, Manon, Jean did not understand how one could go on with life after suffering heartbreak. After getting to know Max, however, Jean learned that the young man was just as lost as he was. Both men needed healing after losing the things that had made them feel so intensely.

I wanted to treat feelings that are not recognized as afflictions and are never diagnosed by doctors. All those little feelings and emotions no therapist is interested in, because they are apparently too minor and intangible.”
-- Jean Perdu (chapter 4 paragraph 2)

Importance: This quote explained the reasoning behind Jean Perdu’s “Encyclopedia of Emotions.” Jean explained this idea to an older lady whose...

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