A mawkish story is rescued by its own authenticity

A mawkish story is rescued by its own authenticity
Sebastian Faulks: his third novel set in France manages to avoid an entirely romantic view of Parisian life Pic: Tony O’Shea

Paris Echo is Sebastian Faulks’s third France-set novel, but he avoids an entirely romantic gaze of Parisian life, thanks in large part to this Moroccan narrator

Fiction: Paris Echo, By Sebastian Faulks, Hutchinson, €17.50

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