Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks #bookreview #tarheelreader #thrparisecho @sebastianfaulks @henryholt #parisecho

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Jennifer ~ Tar Heel Reader

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Happy Wednesday!  Today I have a review of Paris Echo, a new release by Sebastian Faulks, now available via Henry Holt publishing!


My Thoughts:

Hannah is an American historian, and she’s studying World War II in Paris (sounds like something I’d love to do!). She harbors some resentment towards the City of Lights due to something in her past when she was younger. 

Hannah meets Tariq, a Moroccan teenager, who sees Paris as a land of opportunity in stark contrast to his own he is fleeing. In need of a place to stay, he ends up boarding with Hannah. Both Hannah and Tariq are very much outsiders to the city. 

Tariq begins to see Paris in a different, more complicated light, and at the same time, Hannah discovers something in her research that shakes her to her very core. 

With themes of inequity and corruption versus dreams…

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