The Girl Who Reads on the Métro

Christine Féret-Fleury

Translated by Ros Schwartz
01 October 2020
208 pages


For fans of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Girl Who Reads on the Métro is the French phenomenon by Christine Féret-Fleury, ready to charm book-lovers everywhere . . .

When Juliette takes the métro to her loathed office job each morning, her only escape is in books – she avidly reads on her journey and imagines what her fellow commuters’ choices might say about them.

Then she meets Soliman – the mysterious owner of the most enchanting bookshop Juliette has ever seen – and things will never be the same again. For Soliman believes in the power of books to change the course of a life, and he’s about to change Juliette’s forever . . .

An enchanting story made of literary references that would convince anyone to become a reader, even the most reluctant ones
A delightful novel!
A beautiful tale, wonderfully crazy, for everyone who likes to end a book with a smile on their face