Book Review: The Readers’ Room by Antoine Laurain

Book Review: The Readers’ Room by Antoine Laurain

“Marcel Proust, Iike all writers of genius, had succeeded – and he more than any other – in this transmutation which is the very essence of literature: a spirit and soul embodied in a rectangle of bound paper, living on after them.”

“The Readers’ Room” by Antoine Laurain


This little mystery book serves as a vehicle to escape the current reality of uncertainty. It is a beautiful and overwhelmingly charming piece of writing combining mystery, murder, love, intrigue and ode to literature and writers.

There is this profound tenderness to Laurain’s writing which allows the reader to plunge into the reality of wonder and nostalgia.

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