French Leave (Paperback)
Four adult siblings reconnect on a brief adventure through the Loire Valley in this international-bestselling novel by the beloved French author of Billie.Simon and his two sisters, Garance and Lola, flee their cousin's dull wedding--and Simon's judgmental wife--to visit their younger brother, Vincent, who is working as a guide at a ch teau in the heart of the enchanting Tours countryside. For a few hours, they forget about kids, spouses, and work, and lose themselves in a day of laughter, teasing, and memories. Then, as simply and as spontaneously as the adventure began, it ends. All four return to their everyday lives, carrying with them the magic of their brief reunion. They are stronger now, and happier, for having rediscovered the ties that bind them.
Anna Gavalda's international-bestselling novel has been published in more than forty languages. A lighthearted and funny parable about escaping the past to find the future, French Leave is a tribute to sibling relationships, local Loire wines, and the art of being together.