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Lewis Little, aged 13, has accompanied his beautiful mother, Alice, to Paris for the summer. Alice is translating a novel from Rusian into English written by her friend Valentina Gavrilovich. Lewis and Alice live with Valentina in her Paris flat, along with Sergei, the dog, and Babba/Valentina, the visiting maid-of-all-work from Benin. Outside on the roof is Didier, the philosophical roofer. Lewis falls madly in love with Valentina, his mother is keeping secrets, and his father, Hugh, back in England, wants them to come home. Then Valentina vanishes. It's up to Lewis to sift through photographs, computer files, and his own observations when the police prove less than efficient. The book is wry and funny, scary and sad. Lewis is a sensitive protagonist.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   kidnapping Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   high school Loving/sexing?    -   girl chasing

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   Boob talk! Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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