Mar 31, 2019

Sunday Salon: J'ai du Rever Trop Fort by Michel Bussi

Reading in the French language

J'ai du rever trop fort
J'ai du rever trop fort
J'ai du rever trop fort by Michel Bussi, February 28, 2019, Presses de la Cite
Setting: Barcelona, Montreal, Paris
Genre: contemporary French fiction, romance

Thanks to my built-in French-English dictionary, I'm able to use my college French to read this novel as it hasn't yet been translated into English, as many of the Bussi's other books have. What seems to be a pure romance in exotic cities has a bit of mystery added, as do his other books, many of which are more thrillers than romance. 

But I'm really enjoying this one, brushing up on my French language as well as  reading a well-written mystery and romance novel. 

Air France hostess Natalie travels around the world at least three times each month, leaving her husband Olivier to tend to their young daughter in Paris. She meets Ylian on her trip to Montreal and meets him again in Barcelona. Their story is one of passion and intrigue, coincidences that are unexplained so far, and even some danger. I'm half way through and enjoying the mini travelogues to the cities that also include Los Angeles, San Diego, Tijuana. Looking forward to Jakarta later on in the novel!

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6 comments:

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Your book looks tempting...and out of my reach due to language issues. LOL

Enjoy your week, and here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Wow! Good for you! The longest book I've ever been able to "read" in another language has been The Little Prince. It is such a fun thing for me to try and read something in Spanish or French.

Northwoman said...

Many, like 40 years ago I was studying Spanish in college. I went with my father to Europe and I would buy Agatha Christie novels in Spanish and read them on the train. I couldn't do anything now. Good luck with it.

Anne - Books of My Heart Here is my Sunday Post   

pussreboots said...

Your book looks good. My weekly updates

shelleyrae @ book'd out said...

Hmm don’t think I’d get far with my high school French ;)

bonne semaine de lecture,

Shelleyrae @ Book’d Out

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