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Le Chapeau de MitterandHindAfter a few moments’ soul searching Daniel decides to keep the hat as a souvenir of an extraordinary evening It’s a perfect fit and as he leaves the restaurant Daniel begins to feel somehow differe. Could a hat absorb the ualities of the person who's head it's been sitting onIn this delightfully uirky story the lost hat of the President of France seems to change the lives of those who wear it making them bolder and confident and therefore allowing them to make the choices that could change their lives for the betterIt all begins when Danielle finds himself dining in close proximity to the leader of his country who leaves behind his hat The temptation is too great for Danielle who decides to keep it as a memento of what has been a very special eveningAnd so begins a series of events that sees the hat change the lives of those who come completely by chance to wear itbut does the hat have an influence over who that wearer will be

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N such close proximity to the most powerful man in the land persists even after the presidential party has Le Chapeau Epubgone which is when he discovers that Mitterrand’s black felt hat has been left be. Another success from Antoine Laurain Fable like it follows the subseuent wearers of The French President during the 1980's Francois Mitterand after he leaves it in a Parisian brasserieThe hat continues to be left and each person who becomes its temporary caretaker experiences something new and transfromative in their livesImpossible to put down uplifting and a joy to read it is wonderful to come across one of those 'turn to' authors when in need of a literary pick me up or just a fun readMy complete review here at Word by Word

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Le Chapeau de Mitterand characters É 109 ✓ [Read] ➱ Le Chapeau de Mitterand By Antoine Laurain – Gym-apparel.co.uk Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President François Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next to himDaniel’s thrill at be Dining alonDining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President François Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next to himDaniel’s thrill at being i. ”Sometimes life carries you in different directions and you don't even realise you've gone down a fork in the road”J'adore J'adore J'adore Oh my goodness what is it about Antoine Laurain's writing that just gets to me soI have to admit to shedding a little tear at the end as it was just tied together so beautifully and there is this amazing melting moment in Venice But you'll have to read it to find out what this is ”Could a felt hat have the power to change lives”So asks the blurb on the back cover of this book And the answer isyes Uneuivocally mysteriously it can1986 Paris France A black felt hat A Homburg The original owner being the French President François Mitterrand Who accidentally leaves it behind after dining in an elegant Parisian brasserie And so begins the hat’s journey to four temporary caretakers thereafter While they have this hat in their lives they find things turn around for them their lives move forward as if some unseen hand is moving the puzzle pieces to fit How can it be possible that an inanimate object can act as such a good luck charm Think of an item that is important to you A memento of sentimental value Something that brings you joy or comfort That makes you stand taller Smile Or helps you feel confident Believe in yourselfWell this hat sprinkles faery dust over the wearer for long enough that changes fall into place like a spell has been cast Then it moves onto the next person Could it be the hat that is helping these changes to take placeOur cast of players who are swept up in the magic hat’s path are Daniel Mercier who was dining at the brasserie at the same time as President Mitterrand It is he who first “borrowed” the hat rather than hand it in to staff at a the restaurant He’s an all round nice guy family man He’s also tired of being a deputy to a bullying departmental head who is making everyone’s life a misery He’s ready for a long overdue promotion at work Fanny Maruant a woman who is no longer satisfied with the status of being a long term mistress to a man who “still needs time” to leave his wife What started as a romantic tryst has lost its charm A uickie a few times a month just isn’t fulfilling any and she wants Pierre Aslan a star perfumier aka “nose” who has not created a scent for eight years Both his mojo and muse have left him; he is suffering from a crippling creative block and is a disappointment to himself But how to get the juices going again Bernard Lavilliére after a disastrous dinner party where he insulted his apparent close friends he uestions his and his wife's lifestyle And the true meaning of friendship Does going to the same universities and same parties mean that this social circle actually care about you An interesting turn around in thought patterns and social classes begin to stir in Bernard's mind as he dips his toes into the world of art and starts to collect works by the then unknown Jean Michel BasuiatI have to say that the part about Pierre Aslan was my favourite I adored the scene where he set himself the task of walking through the gardens to the Louvre his goal being to identify as many of the “scents” people were wearing as possible So many gorgeous fragrances were named I had to smile as I have worn many of them it was a trip down memory lane for me Only a Frenchman could have written a scene as delightful as this 💕I wanted something lighthearted to read to lift my spirits My mind kept wandering back to Richard’s fab review of this book and I knew this was the book I neededBut don’t be fooled Light hearted it may be but the vignettes about the characters have depth and nuance Like an extravagantly well made chocolate mousse that melts on the tonguewhere you can taste so many different flavours than just the chocolateHaving recently read “The Red Notebook” with Collin loved it was nice to again slip between the covers of another Antoine Laurain book This guy does uirky whimsy with the most delightful Gallic flareGorgeous lyrical utterly enchanting I cannot rave enough about the simple beauty of this bookMake sure you check out Richard’s review at Pierre Aslan – I can’t help but wonder if his surname was an intentional choice The book does have Narnia like ualities You just have to believe in the magic 🍃PS If anyone finds this hat you know where I am