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The Mystery of Henri Pick

By David Foenkinos & Sam Taylor
The Mystery of Henri Pick by David Foenkinos & Sam Taylor digital book - Fable

Publisher Description

The delightful first title in a new collaboration with Channel 4's Walter Presents: a fast-paced comic mystery enriched by a deep love of books

In the small town of Crozon in Brittany, a library houses manuscripts that were rejected for publication: the faded dreams of aspiring writers. Visiting while on holiday, young editor Delphine Despero is thrilled to discover a novel so powerful that she feels compelled to bring it back to Paris to publish it.

The book is a sensation, prompting fevered interest in the identity of its author - apparently one Henri Pick, a now-deceased pizza chef from Crozon. Sceptics cry that the whole thing is a hoax: how could this man have written such a masterpiece? An obstinate journalist, Jean-Michel Rouche, heads to Brittany to investigate.

By turns farcical and moving, The Mystery of Henri Pick is a fast-paced comic mystery enriched by a deep love of books - and of the authors who write them.

Curley #108

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“Can’t believe I didn’t write a review for one of my fav books ever. Listen I hate French people but this man and mbappe are the only two of my faves :D So this book is witty, absurd and the ending was a shock ngl. From what I can remember this book made me want to visit France and I Hate FRANCE.”

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