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    • The Shadow Puppet

    • Inspector Maigret, Book 12
    • By: Georges Simenon, Ros Schwartz (translator)
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    One by one the lighted windows went dark. The silhouette of the dead man could still be seen through the frosted glass like a Chinese shadow puppet. A taxi pulled up. It wasn't the public prosecutor yet. A young woman crossed the courtyard with hurried steps, leaving a whiff of perfume in her wake. Summoned to the dimly-lit Place des Vosges one night, where he sees shadowy figures at apartment windows, Maigret uncovers a tragic story of desperate lives, unhappy families, addiction and a terrible, fatal greed.

    Regular price: $15.29

    • 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 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brijant

    • By Jan Bonthuys on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Rest of Their Lives

    • By: Jean-Paul Didierlaurent, Ros Schwartz - translator
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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....

    Regular price: $15.98