Brittany in 4 novels

Let the salty air waft over your bookshelves and set off on a journey through the pages! With talent and originality, the sea and landscapes of Brittany come to life under the pen of novelists. Thrillers, adventure novels and love stories make up our selection of your next reads.

All the light we cannot see

In the thick of the Second World War, the destinies of Marie-Laure, a young blind French woman, and Werner, a German signalling ace, meet in a district of Saint-Malo, devastated by bombs. 600 pages, in short chapters, of learning, war and adventure. A lyrical and musical novel, Pulitzer prizewinner in 2015.

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The Mystery of Henri Pick

In the Finistère town of Crozon, a young editor passing through discovers a treasure on a shelf in the local library given over to books that have never been published. But who is the author of what will become the best-seller of the year? An original and captivating literary investigation full of suspense where a whole range of characters intertwine. It will make you smile!

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Her Mother’s Secret

Escape to Brittany’s beautiful island, Belle-Île, with a story of loss and love. Her Mother’s secret by Rosanna Ley is a breath taking tale of family, secrets, and relationships with the beauty and magnificence of Belle-Île as a backdrop. Colette escaped from her homeland in southern Brittany, all those years ago and has avoided returning back ever since. As her mother’s health is failing, she realises that the time has come for her to go home. The ghosts of that past still linger.

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Brittany Mystery Series

Georges Dupin, a police chief from Paris, is transferred to Concarneau as a disciplinary measure. He soon discovers that behind the apparent calm of the Breton landscapes hide murders and riddles. A series of investigations that span Brittany, from the Glenan archipelago to Brocéliande forest, including the Pink Granite Coast and the Gulf of Morbihan. A best-seller that has sold several million copies in Germany!

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