The Last Adventure of Napoleon Sunshine : A heartwarming, uplifting novel about the importance of family Paperback / softback
by Pascal Ruter
At the age of eighty-five my grandfather Napoleon decided he needed to try something new . . . Everything starts to go south when Napoleon leaves his wife.
At eighty-five, a former boxer with a restless, youthful spirit, Napoleon decides to say to hell with it all!
He wants a new life. Determined to rebel against everything that takes the fun out of life, Napoleon embarks on a moving adventure with his ten-year-old grandson Leonard Sunshine in tow.
The chaotic duo adopt a dog, drive a fake taxi, escape to the seaside, sabotage door-to-door salesmen and plot to kidnap a famous radio star.
Above all, Leonard is determined to spare his grandfather the fate of the elderly - spending his final years exiled in a retirement home.
From the heart of Paris to the coast of Normandy, The Last Adventure of Napoleon Sunshine is a moving, life-affirming and melancholy tale of new beginnings and the importance of family.
Perfect for fans of A Man Called Ove, The Keeper of Lost Thing and The Little Paris Bookshop.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 06/06/2019
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781408710265
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