Jean-Paul Didierlaurent lives in the Vosges region of France. His short stories have twice won the International Hemingway Award. The Reader on the 6:27 is his first novel. "
"Ros Schwartz has translated over 60 works of fiction and non-fiction from French including a new translation of Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince. In 2009 she was made a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for her services to French literature.
Reader on the 6.27 is the perfect book for book clubs, and we've created questions to help get your discussion going.
We sat down with Jean-Paul Didierlaurent, author of The Reader on the 6.27 to ask him 5 questions about his novel that highlighted the "invisible, the battered lives, the ordinary people".
Guylain Vignolles lives on the edge of existence. Working at a book pulping factory in a job he hates, he has but one pleasure in life . . .