'Completely enchanting... a gentle and unexpected love story whose characters are drawn with tenderness and touching honesty. I loved it.' RUTH HOGAN, author of THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS
'I enjoyed it very much, a really charming love story' CATHY HOPKINS, author of THEKICKING THE BUCKET LIST
Marguerite has been living a comfortable but dull existence in a Parisian suburb with her straitlaced husband. When he dies, she realises that life has passed her by.
Marcel has been in a loving relationship with Nora for almost sixty years. Now that he has lost her, he has lost his way.
Marguerite and Marcel come from two very different worlds - one rich, one poor. But when they both - somewhat reluctantly - attend a mountain retreat called 'Secrets of Youth' their paths cross, and a connection forms...But will they manage to overcome the disapproval of theirfriends and families, as well as their own misgivings?
'This gorgeous, optimistic, often very funny love story is full of the joys and despairs of ageing, and written with a superb simplicity. It's perfect for the young-at-heart.' DAILY MAIL