Genre: Historical and General Fiction
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Pub. Date: October 23, 2018
To begin with, let me tell you that the real characters in this family saga are not the characters, but rather Paris itself and the weather. I read and enjoyed Tatiana de Rosnay’s previous historical novel “Sarah’s Key” which also takes place in Paris but during WWII. I found her soon to be published novel, “The Rain Watcher” less enjoyable. The story mostly takes place in the present. The author’s descriptions of the city in a natural crisis will take your breath away. Unfortunately, the rest of the plot will not.
In this tearjerker, you will meet a family whose members are filled with pent-up tensions along with secrets (sounds like most families to me). The adult daughter and son are joining their parents in Paris for their dad’s…
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