This just looks such a beautiful book, and it gets 5 star review from Galit at the Reading Bud, so reblogging it.

The Reading Bud

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AuthorTahir ShahRelease: April 30, 2014
Series: None
Genre: Fiction
Edition: Kindle (Mobi)
Pages: 3668
Publisher: Secretum Mundi Publishing
Source: Publicist
Buyithere: Amazon

Blurb

On the morning of her fifth birthday, Miki Suzuki’s aged grandfather gave her an unusual gift – the fragment of a story. The tale told of a magical realm where all the women were beautiful, dressed in the finest gowns, and where the men had the looks of movie stars. The trees were covered in ivory-white blossom all year round, and everyone was joyful and proud. This place, young Miki learned, was a city in far off Europe – a city called Paris.

The story took seed in Miki’s mind and, over twenty years, she became quite obsessed with the French capital. Having studied its history, language, and traditions, she vowed that one day she…

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