From Tours to Paris : French Illusions

  • by Linda Kovic-Skow
  • Narrated by Lucy Floyd
  • Series: French Illusions
  • 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Linda Kovic's story continues in From Tours to Paris - the final book in the French Illusions series based on her diaries from 1979 and 1980.
Still determined to learn French and fulfill her dream of becoming an international flight attendant, Linda puts her disastrous stint as an au pair behind her and revels in newfound freedom in the city of Tours. She finds lodging, enrolls at a French institute, and spends eight glorious days with Adam before he leaves for the holidays.
When he returns, his shocking announcement propels her in a different direction, eventually leading her to Paris.
Join Linda as she struggles with money, faces challenges at school, and learns some tough lessons about love and life.

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A wonderful Memoir - well narrated

Would you consider the audio edition of From Tours to Paris to be better than the print version?

I thoroughly enjoyed this audio version.


What did you like best about this story?

I was eager to read/listen to this memoir - Part 2 of the Author's time in France. I loved Book 1 and wasn't disappointed with the continuation of Linda's life once she had left the employ of the Dubois family. Still determined to learn the language she 'gets to grips' with it very well in my humble opinion. We get to know her friends, the cafes she frequents, some of the beautiful scenery and, there are a couple of love interests! Money is a struggle but she does have the help of her parents - especially when she decides to speak to them about remaining in France for a while longer. All in all a lovely Memoir of a time past - a young woman on a big adventure. I loved this audio version - it was so well narrated and if I'm honest made a nice change.


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- TrishieB

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-10-2016
  • Publisher: Dreamland Press, LLC