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Having read an Apt in Paris, I learned that the “forgotten” apartment was a story written several times. Using this same premise , Lost in a paris is the story of an estranged mother and daughter who find themselves owning an apt in Paris vacated during WW2. This book is the story of a mother and daughter reconciling while learning the true history of their inheritance. The book was all right but not as enjoyable as the first book I read about this apt. This time the story is about a lost manuscript,, An Apt in Paris- lost art. The back story was interesting, the writing of the present day story was a bit childish and maybe boring for me as I knew the outcome. However, where the book failed for me was the simplistic story telling of the characters and friends in today’s world
This story is about a Mother/Daughter estranged relationship. Marla, the Mother, works at fixing the relationship, but Hannah, Daughter, worries about Marla letting her down again. While reading the story it's like you are in Paris.
Fabulous and fun historical novel as we get to relive Les Annes Folles (the crazy years) of the 1920’s. Zelda, Scott, Hemingway. What could be more fun? to find yourself partying with this crew. Imagine finding out that your great grand mother had this life and left you a key to a Paris apartment! Then finding her dairies and information about her that changes your life forever. So many great details about Paris where I can’t wait to visit!
This book, Lost in Paris, is historical fiction..since I love Paris I really enjoyed this book so much...it’s very intriguing jumping back and forth between present day and 40 years ago. The book also delves into mother daughter relationships.....
A light, easy to read Paris romance. I picked the book because of other reviews, and because I love all things Paris, traveling, and history. The story shifts between 1920s Paris and the present, which I liked a lot. A fun fast read.
What a wonderful story about discovering family. Meticulously researched, I learned so much about Paris during the 20’s and 30’s, and honestly, it feels like I’ve been there now. What a gift! Highly, highly recommend.
This book captures you from the first chapter and gets better with each page. A great story of family acceptance and forgiveness mixed with secrets you never knew about your grandparents. They were kids once too!
Great book. Love all the places in Paris. Story compelling. Kept my interest all the way through. Since my grandparents are German, the book takes you to the fears and situations of being in a war and in love. Wanted it to go on .