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The Red Notebook Audiobook

The Red Notebook

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Publisher's Summary

Heroic bookseller Laurent Letellier comes across an abandoned handbag on a Parisian street. There's nothing in the bag to indicate who it belongs to, although there's all sorts of other things in it. Laurent feels a strong impulse to find the owner and tries to puzzle together who she might be from the contents of the bag. Especially a red notebook with her jottings, which really makes him want to meet her. Without even a name to go on, and only a few of her possessions to help him, how is he to find one woman in a city of millions?

©2015 Gallic Books (P)2016 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"Elegant, witty, lighthearted - and somehow very French." (Booklist)

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    Ruth Bain 12-22-16
    Ruth Bain 12-22-16

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    "A slight story"

    Very French, a nice little story. My favorite character was the black cat. Narrator is good.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    elizabeth 05-12-17
    elizabeth 05-12-17
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    "Throughly Enjoyable"

    Intriguing premise that made for a most enjoyable listen from start to finish. Nicely written with a deft and delicate touch

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    j t 03-08-17
    j t 03-08-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Alex Wyndham's narration is spot on."

    Loved the story, more please!! I just went on a journey to lovely Paris - Thanks.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    clridenhour 06-12-17
    clridenhour 06-12-17 Member Since 2017
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    "A romantic movie in my head..."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this to my girlfriends who like romantic love stories with a bit of mystery, humor, and tension.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    As a female reader, I loved the character of Laurent. What woman wouldn't want a man to seek her out and fall in love with her only based on what he finds in her pocketbook? After reading this book I immediately went to my closet and put some interesting things in my purse, just in case...


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I love the scene where Laurent comes to Laure's apartment and calls the cat by name so that her friend assumes that he knows Laure. I also love how he lovingly investigates her apartment.The funniest scene in the book is when his daughter attempts to pass him off as her much older boyfriend. I was laughing out loud at this!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I did laugh at the one comical scene and I nearly cried when Laurent's daughter whispered to Laure her father's name and the address of his bookshop. That was so terribly sweet and beautifully written.


    Any additional comments?

    At first I didn't not like Alex Wyndham's narration - it seemed a bit stiff and a little angry sounding. But as the story progressed it grew on me and I especially enjoyed his portrayal of Laurent's daughter as well as his ex-girlfriend. I would definitely recommend this book to the romantic's out there and would love to see it made into a movie. This is the kind of story I will read more than once.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Barbara C. Strout 05-15-17

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    "Charming book"

    Great story. My book club friends will love it for the fact that it involves a book seller and it's Paris setting.
    My only wish is that there had been chapter designations.

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    "enjoyable "

    Having read The President's hat, this was a lovely book to listen to. Slightly predictable, but that didn't matter to me and I am not being critical-that was part of the appeal of the story. I enjoyed it and the narration was very soothing. Just what I needed on a lazy Sunday.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    "Nice little story"

    Very engaging from the beginning. Carries on in the same vain throughout. Only problem was that is was over to quickly.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • BarbaraM
    5/22/17
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    "Delightful"

    Beautifully and sensitively described. The unfortunate event that leaves the heroine in a temporary coma results in the discovery of her notebook in the stolen and discarded handbag by a stranger...our hero. After clever detective work, Laurain discovers her flat and learns more about her. The story develops further to a satisfying conclusion.

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