This prize-winning French bestseller is a charming fable about the power of a hat that takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through French life during the Mitterrand years.
Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||2017 Indie Book Awards (Fiction) Winner of ABIA Awards - Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2017 (Australia). Short-listed for Indie Book Awards - Best Fiction 2017 (Australia).|
A New York Times BestsellerAn Indie Next PickA New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceA rare seventeenth-century painting -- the only known surviving work of a woman who defied the expectations of her time -- links three lives, on three continents, over three cen... read more
"The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. The black sign, painted in white letters that hangs upon the gates, reads- i>Opens at Nightfalli>Closes at Dawni>s the sun disappears beyond the horizon, all o... read more