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The Coastliners
The Coastliners
Author: Joanne Harris
Joanne Harris writes fiction that engages every one of the senses: reviewers called Chocolat "delectable" and Five Quarters of the Orange "sweet and powerful." In her new novel, she takes readers to a tiny French island where you can almost taste the salt on your lips.The island, called Le Devin, is shaped somewhat like a sleeping ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385601726
ISBN-10: 0385601727
Publication Date: 3/4/2002
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Transworld Pub
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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1PilatesMom avatar reviewed The Coastliners on
Helpful Score: 3
This book was given to me by my Mother-in-law and I throughly enjoyed it. The plot is a wonderful drama set on a tiny island off the coast of France. The daughter comes home to try to work out her relationship with her silent boatbuilder father. The other parallel stories of the tension between the Houssins at the South end of the island (with the tourist attracting beach) and the poor fishing villages of the Salannais to the North. Add in a love interest and a well written plot and this is a good drama. 4 stars.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a great book. It takes place on a small island in France. I have read all of Joanne Harris' books and this one is a great read.
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Helpful Score: 1
I loved this book! By the author of Chocolat, another great story about reconciliation and saving a dying town. full of plot twists, wonderful characters and romance.
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Helpful Score: 1
One of the few books where I didn't figure out the plot twist until it was explained.
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Helpful Score: 1
Joanne Harris knows well how to tell a charming story. After losing her mother, a prodigal daughter returns to the tiny French island of her father. She tries to repair their relationship but discovers the island is in a sad state of decline. Follow her story as she fights to save it alongside a mysterious stranger. Plenty of family secrets are revealed along the way.
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May be my favorite Joanne Harris novel.


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