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The Reader on the 6.27
The Reader on the 6.27 | Jean-Paul Didierlaurent
An international bestseller, The Reader on the 6.27 is ready to take you on a journey . . . Guylain Vignolles lives on the edge of existence. Working at a book pulping factory in a job he hates, he has but one pleasure in life . . . Sitting on the 6.27 train each day, Guylain recites aloud from pages he has saved from the jaws of his monstrous pulping machine. But it is when he discovers the diary of a lonely young woman, Julie - a woman who feels as lost in the world as he does - that his journey will truly begin . . . The Reader on the 6.27 is a tale bursting with larger-than-life characters, each of whom touches Guylain's life for the better. For fans of Amelie and Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore, this captivating novel is a warm, funny fable about literature's power to uplift even the most downtrodden of lives.
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ju.ca.no
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Just finished my last book for #12littens12books - what a lovely cozy story! Really loved it and read it in two sittings. It is a quick, cute and heartwarming read! 5/5🌟

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ju.ca.no
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Starting the last book for #12littens12books - can‘t believe a year is over already!

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Sarah83
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Finished another one during this readathon #24b4Monday besides it is also a book of our #12littens12books challenge.
I read this book some time ago and I didn't like it. This time I really enjoyed it. It's a fluffy read about several difficult subjects (death, age, being alone, hate your job) and I liked , how the author gets it all together in a cosy atmosphere.
@Andrew65

Andrew65 You must have finished a lot of books. 😳 4mo
Sarah83 @Andrew65 I think so. I will count tomorrow 🤩 4mo
rubyslippersreads I ❤️ your fishie bookmark! 4mo
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Heideschrampf
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Mehso-so

This #12Littens12Books read was very quick an simple, but a cute boy-meets-girl - or rather: boy-READS-girl! It's protagonist falls a little flat, but his surroundings however is full of interesting people. Yet he's so depressed that he can't enjoy anything until he finds a mysterious diary. Guess what happens next 😎✌️

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Heideschrampf
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Sunshine book time after work #12Littens12Books

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Heideschrampf
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Heideschrampf
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My next #12Littens12Books read is here! And this time i plan to stay on schedule 🙈

julesG Did you weigh it already? 😉 6mo
Heideschrampf @julesG i think the postal service was curious ;) 6mo
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Moony
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Sorry that wasn't my book. Perhaps because I don't understand the crazy job of the prota. It's not mine. #12littens12books

Buechersuechtling Well, I just did a bit of research because of the data entry Litsy has doesn‘t provide much information – least to say: nothing. And yes, I think I‘m with you. It sounds really sweet but also seems to be a cheap copy of books that follow the scheme of „Die fabelhafte Welt der Amélie“. 8mo
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Moony
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Next book for #12Littens12books waits for me.

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TheEllieMo
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A sweet, almost whimsical tail, that I could imagine being made into a film with a similar vibe to Amelie.

Crazeedi Welcome to litsy!!🎶🎶 9mo
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BookwormM
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#readaroundtheworld #France

Sweet quirky fluffy bunny read

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2723120318

If any UK littens are interested in this let me know as usual first to request gets it. 2nd hand cover a bit beaten but inside is good

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julesG
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Mehso-so

I'm furious with myself. I heard so much good about this book it's been on my TBR for ages, I was happy to get it for Christmas and now I was quite underwhelmed reading it.

It is a homage to books, reading, being read to, but some things just made me roll my eyes.

#12Littens12Books @LittleBug

TrishB My friend brought me this and I was very underwhelmed with it too! 10mo
LittleBug I thought it was quite sweet...but I hadn‘t heard of it before, so I had low expectations...😉 10mo
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LeePeckover
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I really enjoyed this book. It's not in anyway groundbreaking or particularly original. What this is though, is an ode to books. It's kind of a book about loving books really. How could you not like that?

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julesG
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My #12Littens12Books read for February. @LittleBug

The book has been on my TBR for ages. @scripturient gave me the English edition for Christmas.

Now I can go back and forth between both editions. 😉

LittleBug Nice!!😊😊 I really liked it, it‘s a very sweet story. (edited) 10mo
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VanessaCW
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4*
An amusing and easy read.

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julesG
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scripturient Thank you, too!!! 😘😘😘😘 12mo
Heideschrampf This is lovely! 😘 12mo
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LittleBug
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Such a wonderful book!! At first I feared it would be too melancholic for my taste, but then it got soooo sweet!! It‘s simultaneously an ode to books, to the beauty of a simple life, to friendship, to love, to the unexpected.
I also very much enjoyed the differences in typeface and in the colour of the paper, to signal differences between narrator or author.
I might have to order it as a Christmas gift for a few people🤩
#12Littens12Books

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whatrebeccasread
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Dull and strange, ‘The Reader on the 6:27‘ was just far too boring for me. It's 1 star for a book I did manage to finish, but only because I skimmed large chunks of it!

Do you feel the same? I've read some very varied reviews of this book!

My full review is up on my blog if you want to read more! 📚

kaysworld1 I liked this book, I'll admit there was no Tada moment but it plodded on quite nicely. Shame you didn't like it x 1y
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scripturient
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#Bookhaul - I went to a Waterstones today and only bought two books. That‘s a first. 😂 I restrained myself, knowing that I‘ll be back in the UK in only four weeks. That thought definitely helped. 🤣

LiteraryinLititz Great restraint! Also, I love your tattoo. 1y
Lmstraubie Love your tattoo! 1y
rather_be_reading love your tat!$ ❤ 1y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Mehso-so

A story about the power of written words, how books can help make sense of daily mundane lives. The characters in the novel are all seeking something that is missing from their lives. The mc, a quirky guy who loves books but works in a book pulping factory. His 2 friends & his pet goldfish are all that keep him sane. He reads aloud everyday on a train to bring some interest in his life,little did he realise his action is benefiting others as well.

erzascarletbookgasm And when he finds a diary of a woman, he decides to track her down after reading it. Quite stalkish in that sense. A quick, okay read, didn‘t quite work for me. 1y
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AngieAvers
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Rocket Men by Robert Kurson - 5*

Fantastic book; miraculous feat. Jim Lovell is my hero; he joined Frank Borman, & Bill Anders for Apollo 8. Kurson does a fine job of balancing the details about this mission with the major occurrences in America and the world. The narrative is never boring and never feels forced. It occurred 2 months after I was born, so my knowledge of 1968-1972 is sparse. I remain amazed by Borman, Anders, and Lovell.

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Weave
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69 ~ The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent (Kindle edition📱) ~ Started: 09.07.17 ~ Finished: 10.07.17
Rating: 5/5📚

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ClubeDosLivros
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Excited with this new reading

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A_Biblioteca_da_Joao
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Um livro que primeiro estranha-se, mas depois entranha-se

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Birdsong28
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Very good. Enjoyed it start to finish. Felt like even though the ending was left open and not quite complete it suited this book as there are many 'extracts' from 'books' which don't get finished. Loved how it explored the ideas of stories and reading and how if you love reading its a big part of your life. Recommend.

rachaich I read this last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. 3y
Birdsong28 @rachaich Its quite easy and short to read so I just flew through it! 📖📚 3y
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Birdsong28
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The paragraph starting from 'Over time' and finishing 'for which she is paid' describes how I feel about reading execpt that I work in retail!! I suppose its how most of us feel on here!!! 📖📚

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Birdsong28
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Bargain of the day and its in perfect condition even though its from a charity shop!! #used #booklove

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rachaich
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A fairly quick read that seemed divided in both content and style. Pivotal point was the diary readings.
Whilst I feel more could have been made of the back story, and the love interest, I did enjoy the story :)

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rachaich
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This has been on my TBR list for yonks so I was thrilled to find it on an end aisle st the library. Even though I'd planned on only returning books!

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Lia.Morrison
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Mehso-so

enjoyable, l albiet a rather quick read. I didn't feel 100% invested in the characters, that said if you're after a quick in between big reads its worth a read.

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zsuzsanna_reads
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Panpan

Commuting could be worse than it is. There could be a really odd guy reading aloud about people going to the toilet.

A good idea wasted on banality and toilet humour.

Daisydo Oh no! And you finished? That is dedication to a book! 3y
zsuzsanna_reads Luckily it was very short! 3y
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ElleFish
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First book of the new year finished! A beautiful story about the love of books and how they bring people together; a fitting first book for my first litsy post!

CocoReads Welcome to Litsy! 3y
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RadicalReader @ElleFish absolutely perfect posting for your first Litsy content to provide your expanding followers to view 3y
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Prairiegirl_reading
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"The weekend arrived like a haven in which to deposit all the fatigue built up during the week."
HAPPY FRIDAY EVERYONE!!!

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Moray_Reads
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Panpan

Wow. I hated this. Unbearably twee, ridiculous and a strangely juvenile tone, perhaps a problem translating idiomatic French? The only interesting idea was that of a man rescuing books which he is employed to pulp and this is done SO much better in Bohumil Hrabal's Too Loud a Solitude. It's a day late but I almost #threwitacrosstheroom! #photoadaynov16

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TrishB
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Mehso-so

Not my usual sort of book, which is why it's so-so really. A light-hearted, quirky read.

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TrishB
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In two weeks 😀 such a great app, loving it!

Cinfhen Litsy is the best🙂 3y
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TrishB
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Borrowed from a friend!

ephemeralwaltz I'm going to borrow this from a friend of mine as well! 3y
TrishB @ephemeralwaltz not my usual type, but enjoying so far! 3y
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RubyReads2
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what a great little read! It's a short book being only about 190 odd pages but don't let that put you off. If you love Romance then do not hesitate to read this book. However book lovers be aware it may break your heart when you learn what his job is! 🤓

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RubyReads2
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Who knew that there is so many different types of goldfish? I am amazed! *I also now want a goldfish 🙃🐠

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RubyReads2
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My boyfriends dad recommend this book and lent it to me! So far so good 😀

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BookNAround
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I might have come home from England with a few books in my luggage. (A couple of book shop bags too.)

BethFishReads Good job!!!!! 3y
RealLifeReading Oh my! What a sight! 😍 3y
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kalenski
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Really love this cover.

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Louloubelle
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Finished about 30seconds ago. Everyone read this. It will fill your soul with joy. A simple, beautiful beginning of a love story book. Not what I was expecting from the story at all. Sadly I was on a bus not a train but all forms of transport will work!!

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I loved this book about a man saving the scrapings of bookish meals, plating them up beautifully and serving them as 'nuvelle cuisine'.
Full review here - http://www.thebookeaters.co.uk/the-reader-on-the-6-27-by-jean-paul-didierlaurent...

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MusingsOnMidlife
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Book 5 in #tryachapter. This first chapter is very short and doesn't give much away! It seems a little quirky and unusual. Now to choose which of the 5 to read! This is a tricky decision!! 🙄😀

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fortheloveofgreatbooks
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Er i gang med denne, men ved ikke rigtig, hvad jeg skal synes om den.

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Aliking1986
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This book is proof that the most touching stories are often the most simple. It speaks to the human need to connect and create in a world which requires us to distance and destroy. I can't recommend this enough. Beautiful, poignant and crushingly honest.

MrBook You've talked me into it 😎👍🏻. 3y
Aliking1986 You won't regret it! 3y
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Ammar25
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It's a weird short novel
I enjoyed reading it. The premise of it shows how books and words and writing can change the life of a person. I wish some scenes were more detailed and more depth in them.

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liz_fenwick
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Quirky and compelling. A really unusual read...the pages effortlessly turned but weird at the same time..