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Publisher's Summary

Natalie and Francois are the perfect couple, and perfectly happy. But after Francois dies suddenly only seven years into their still blissful marriage, the widowed Natalie erects a fortress around her emotions into which no one can gain access. Until the most unlikely candidate appears: Markus, Natalie's Swedish, geeky, and unassuming coworker.

©2011 David Foenkinos (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers

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Delicacy has only two problems

The writing and the story. Both are juvenile. And if I had heard the autbor say one more time how beautiful Natalie was, I would have thrown up.

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Too much info for this type of book

What did you like best about Delicacy? What did you like least?

Like: the characters. Dislike: All the info that you don't need.

Would you ever listen to anything by David Foenkinos again?

Probably not

Would you listen to another book narrated by Nicole Poole?

Yes

Could you see Delicacy being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

It is a movie.