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The Rest of Their Lives

Narrated by: Thomas Judd
Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
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Filled with all the larger-than-life characters and enchanting storytelling that made listeners fall for The Reader on the 6.27, Jean-Paul Didierlaurent's follow-up audiobook, The Rest of Their Lives, is set to charm the world.

It's difficult to find love in a profession like Ambroise's - even his father despises what he does....

And while Manelle, a home-help for the elderly in the same small French town, adores her days spent with her eccentric clients, she, too, often ends her evenings alone.

So when an unusual request from Manelle's favourite client - 82-year-old retired chef gourmand Samuel - brings the two of them together for an unlikely road trip to Switzerland, along with Ambroise's cake-loving grandmother, it might just be time for the rest of their lives to begin....

©2017 Jean-Paul Didierlaurent (P)2017 Macmillan Digital Audio

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A good short story capturing the true and common nature of people whilst focusing on the importance of everyday happiness and that one should not take it for granted.