The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles – Our Review
‘The Paris Library’ is perfect for book lovers, set in World War II it is based on the powerful true story of the heroic librarians in the American Library in Paris.
In Paris, Odile is young, vibrant and full of life. With a handsome police officer love interest and a job at the library she really is truly happy. But when the Nazi’s take Paris by storm, everything changes.
While in 1983 in Montana, lonely and sad teenager Lily, is feeling smothered by her small town and an has just experienced an unimaginable loss. Intrigued by her elderly and isolated neighbour, Lily befriends her and is fascinated by her unspeakable past.
As the women, young and old get to know one another, the story unfolds and we become enveloped in their interweaving stories, profound stories of loss, hardship, love and hope.
Emotional and engaging, The Paris Library is perfect for lovers of great historical fiction.
Review by Lydia @ Great Escape Books