The Girl from the Chartreuse

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The owner of the bookshop THE VERB TO BE, is a red-haired giant imprisoned in an enormous body and his solitude. One wet afternoon, driving a vanload of new and second-hand books, EtienneVollard knocks down and seriously injures a little girl, Eva. In the hospital, he meets Eva's mother, Therese, a struggling single parent who lacks maternal instincts and whose dream is to be faraway, alone. Both are haunted by guilt: Therese because of her lateness in collecting her daughter, and Vollard because he did not manage to stop ...

The Girl from the Chartreuse 2008, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781843431923

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The Girl from the Chartreuse 2007, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780099468691

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