THE PARIS BOOKSELLER

THE PARIS BOOKSELLER

KERRI MAHER

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A SWEEPING STORY OF LOVE, FRIENDSHIP AND BETRAYAL IN BOHEMIAN 1920S PARIS INSPIRED BY THE WOMAN WHO FOUNDED SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY.

PARIS, 1919. Young, bookish Sylvia Beach knows there is no greater city in the world than Paris. But when she opens an English-language bookshop on the bohemian Left Bank, Sylvia can't yet know she is making history.

Many leading writers of the day, from Ernest Hemingway to Gertrude Stein, consider Shakespeare and Company a second home. Here some of the most profound literary friendships blossom - and none more so than between James Joyce and Sylvia herself.

When Joyce's controversial novel Ulysses is banned, Sylvia determines to publish it through Shakespeare and Company. But the success and notoriety of publishing the most infamous book of the century comes at deep personal cost as Sylvia risks ruin, reputation and her heart in the name of the life-changing power of books...

ISBN: 9781472290779
Imprint: Headline
Publication Date: 25 January 2022
Dimensions: 153mm x 234mm
Weight: 420g
No. Of Pages: 320


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