Translated French Fiction

By The Book Labyrinth

By The Book Labyrinth

Try some of the best French fiction around! From prize-winning crime to light and quirky short novels there is something for every Francophile! Black Water Lilies is a heady mix of murder, mystery and Monet and do not let anyone give you any spoilers! The Godmother is a uniquely dark and comic story about a middle-aged interpreter becoming unintentionally involved in a life of crime. The Girl Who Reads on the Metro is a delightful love story about reading and books while Vintage 1954 is a sweet, frothy and charming fable of Paris. Bon appetit!

Vintage 1954

Antoine Laurain

£8.99 £8.36

More like a frothy, sparkling Blanquette de Limoux! Pour a glass and leave your preconceptions and logic behind and come to Paris and see the young Parisians. Francophiles rejoice and enjoy this sweet and charming tale of wine, magic and mystery. Translators: Jane Aitken and Emily Boyce

Black Water Lilies: 'A dazzling, unexpected and haunting masterpiece' Daily Mail

Michel Bussi

£8.99 £8.36

I literally cannot and will not praise this book enough! it needs to be read without even the hint of a clumsy or unintentional spoiler..... Suffice to say it is a masterpiece of murder, mirage, mystery and Monet. Ridiculously good and original! Translator: Shaun Whiteside

The Godmother

Hannelore Cayre

£8.99 £8.36

Dark edgy humour and desperation as a woman of a certain age sets out on a life of crime with style and verve. Formidable! Translator: Stephanie Smee

The Girl Who Reads on the Metro

Christine Feret-Fleury

£8.99 £8.36

Find out how Juliette walks away from her old life in order to follow her love of literature and books. This delightful novel is a love story to reading and choosing books and makes a perfect gift. Spread the joy! Translator: Ros Schwartz

The List of my Desires

Gregoire Delacourt

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An enchanting fable of love, loss, hopes and dreams. Joyous and inspiring and the perfect length to read in one sitting. Translator: Anthea Bell