The Emperor Of Paris

August 14, 2012|
The Emperor Of Paris by Cs Richardson
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Like his father before him, Octavio runs the Notre-Dame bakery, and knows the secret recipe for the perfect Parisian baguette. But, also like his father, Octavio has never mastered the art of reading and his only knowledge of the world beyond the bakery door comes from his own imagination. Just a few streets away, Isabeau works out of sight in the basement of the Louvre, trying to forget her disfigured beauty by losing herself in the paintings she restores and the stories she reads. The two might never have met, but for a curious chain of coincidences involving a mysterious traveller, an impoverished painter, a jaded bookseller, and a book of fairytales, lost and found . . .

CS RICHARDSON's first novel, The End of the Alphabet, was an international bestseller published in thirteen countries and ten languages. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book (Canada & the Caribbean), it was named on four Best of the Year lists and was adapted for radio drama by BBC Radio 4. Richardson is also an acco...
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Title:The Emperor Of Paris
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.2 X 5.57 X 0.99 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.2 X 5.57 X 0.99 in
Published:August 14, 2012
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385670906

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