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Welcome to Rainy Day Books! This week we're talking about Vintage 1954 by Antoine Laurain. Just in time for summer, the bestselling and beloved French author of The Red Notebook returns with another witty and romantic tale set in Paris. 'The very quintessence of French romance...' The Times. You'll find this book and many more great recommendations right inside our door!

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By Antoine Laurain, Gallic Books (Translator)
ISBN: 9781910477670
Availability: In Stock as of this morning. Order Now!
Published: Gallic Books - June 18th, 2019

When Hubert Larnaudie invites some fellow residents of his Parisian apartment building to drink an exceptional bottle of 1954 Beaujolais, he has no idea of its special properties.

The following morning, Hubert finds himself waking up in 1950s Paris, as do antique restorer Magalie, mixologist Julien, and Airbnb tenant Bob from Milwaukee, who's on his first trip to Europe. After their initial shock, the city of Edith Piaf and An American in Parisbegins to work its charm on them. The four delight in getting to know the French capital during this iconic period, whilst also playing with the possibilities that time travel allows.

But, ultimately, they need to work out how to get back to 2017, and time is of the essence...

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