Book Review: The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter

A perfect read for lovers of family narratives and the multiculturalism of modern-day France.

Les Mystères de Paris by Eugène Sue: book review

A forgotten French Classic - one of the most influential novels in French history, inspiring masterpieces like Les Misèrables and The Count of Monte Cristo. It is an early example of a policier (crime fiction) and features one of literature’s first superheroes.

Savages 2: The Spectre by Sabri Louatah - book review

What an immersive & explosive story which threads love, life and freedom with the spectres of racism, terror, & ambivalence.

Savages: The Wedding by Sabri Louatah - book review

This Sabri Louatah thriller leaves us with a cliff-hanger! It's a family saga in contemporary French society with post-colonial challenges.

I’ll Never Be French (no matter what I do), by Mark Greenside: book review

‘I’ll Never Be French (no matter what I do)’ combines hilarious stories of adventures in France with lovely observations about life in a new country.

The Paris Photo by Jane S Gabin: book review

A must-read Parisian story of love, loss and family intrigue set in the months after liberation and modern-day Paris.

Francophile book review: Are we French yet? by Keith Van Sickle

A delightful read describing the charming appeal to the social fabric of Provence and its pace of life.