One Evening in Paris

One Evening in Paris

Book - 2014
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Alain Bonnard, the owner of a small art cinema in Paris, is a dyed-in-the-wool nostalgic... He wants to show films that create dreams, and he likes most of the people that come to his cinema. Particularly the enchanting, shy woman in the red coat who turns up every Wednesday in row 17. One evening, Alain plucks up courage and invites the unknown beauty to dinner. The most tender of love stories is just getting under way when something incredible happens: The Cinéma Paradis is going to be the location of Allan Woods' new film.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, ©2014.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9781250043122
Characteristics: 280 pages ;,21 cm


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Jan 30, 2018

Picked it up on its premise.
Reads like an old fashioned Hollywood movie: little sex, exotic setting & slow organic pace.
Basic boy meets girl, boy ask girl for a date after 4 months, boy get offer on his cinema in in a movie, girl stop meeting boy on every Wednesday night & boy tries to solve where she is.
Huge payoff by near end of the book.
Book also known as The Secret Paris Cinema Club.

Oct 28, 2016

I love all Nicolas Barreau's books. They are like romantic crime novels in a good way. It is a type of book that you can't put down.

Jul 28, 2016

Absolutely charming novel about lonely theatre owner Alain in Paris who gathers the courage to ask out the woman (Melanie) who attends his theatre every Wednesday night - it's love at first sight for both! But via unknown circumstances further romance is derailed and Alain must search endlessly for Melanie. Meanwhile a Hollywood movie is being filmed in his little theatre.
I treasured every chapter in Nicolas Barreau's novel, not wanting to read too fast to the end. Story should be made into a film. Looking forward to reading his other two books.


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siammarino Jun 09, 2015

A small cinema in Paris showing a festival of love films ends up bringing people together.

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