Paris Syndrome

by Lisa Walker

On Sale: 19/03/2018

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About the Book

Can romance only be found in Paris, the city oflove?

For fans of John Green, this funny and poignant coming-of-age story is about that crazy thing called love. And how it can be found anywhere.

Happiness (Happy) Glasshas been a loner since moving to Brisbane and yet still dreams about living in Pariswith her best friend Rosie after they finish Year Twelve. But Rosie hasn't been terribly reliable lately.

When Happy wins a French essay competition, her social lifestarts looking up. She meets the eccentric Professor Tanaka and hergirl-gardener Alex who recruit Happy in their fight against Paris Syndrome - an ailment that afflicts some visitors to Paris. Their quest for a curegives Happy an excellent excuse to pursue a good-looking French tourism intern,also called Alex. To save confusion she names the boy Alex One and the girlAlex Two.

As Happy pursues her love of all things French, Alex Two introduces Happy to herxylophone-playing chickens whose languishing Facebook page Happy sponsors.

But then sex messes things up when, confusingly, Happy ends upkissing both of the Alex's. Soon neither of them is speaking to her and she hasgone from two Alex's to none ...

Age: 14 years +

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460755242
  • ISBN 10: 1460755243
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 19/03/2018
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 19.99 AUD
  • Age: From 14 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Romance & relationships stories (Children's - Teenage)

Biography

Lisa Walker lives on the far north coast of NSW where she is completing a PhD in creative writing. Lisa has had a radio play produced for ABC RN and was the winner of the Byron Writers Festival short story award. She was a finalist in the ABC Short Story Award and won second placed in the Henry Savery and Port Stephens Literature Awards. Lisa is the author of Liar Bird (HarperCollins, 2012) and Sex, Lies and Bonsai (HarperCollins, 2013) and her debut YA novel is called Paris Syndrome (HarperCollins 2018).  


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