13 Rue Thérèse

  • by Elena Mauli Shapiro
  • Narrated by Jefferson Mays, Mia Barron
  • 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

French-born author Elena Mauli Shapiro vividly recreates Paris during World War I in this captivating novel. 13 Rue Thérèse follows Trevor Stratton, an American academic working in Paris who discovers a keepsake box dated back to the Great War. The box, Trevor discovers, belonged to a piano teacher named Louise Brunet. Inside it are mementos that give Trevor clues to Louise’s life, including the love she lost in the war and her affair with a neighbor. Mesmerized, Trevor begins to imagine what life was like for the mysterious Frenchwoman.

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Is Something Missing?

The book is well written, and intriguing, but a little confusing as it jumps back and forth from the character's era to the historian's era. As I got deeper into the story, and really hooked, it ended abruptly ... or am I missing something? It was rather disappointing, but the story did not seem complete, it just ended without a conclusion. It was, unfortunately, very unsatisfying.
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- Terri

What the……

What was that???

Bored Housewife Fantasies? Time Travel? Historical Fiction? Mystery?

Maybe it’s just me but I just didn’t get it.
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- Simone "Follow me on Goodreads too!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-17-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books