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  • The Reader on the 6.27

  • By: Jean-Paul Didierlaurent, Ros Schwartz (translator)
  • Narrated by: Stephane Cornicard
  • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

An irresistible French sensation - Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore meets Amélie. The Reader on the 6.27 explores the power of books through the lives of the people they save. It is sure to capture the hearts of book lovers everywhere. Guylain Vignolles leads a dull and solitary life. He hates his job, and his only company at home is a goldfish. Every morning he takes the 6.27 to his tedious job at a book pulping factory.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Charming French Fairytale

  • By Claire on 10-10-17

Beautiful, touching and amusing

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-08-16

If you described the plot of this book to anyone, it would seem a little strange but the entire narrative wends its way to a beautiful, funny and touching narrative. The French narration only added to its beauty.