The President's Hat
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The President's Hat

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Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President Francois Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next to him. Daniel's thrill at being in such close proximity to the most powerful man in the land persists even after the presidential party has gone, which is when he discovers that Mitterrand's black felt hat has been left behind. After 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 - different.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 22mm | 200g
  • Gallic Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1908313471
  • 9781908313478
  • 18,470

About Antoine Laurain

Antoine Laurain was born in Paris in the early 70s. He is a writer, collector and director of several short films.show more

Review quote

'As entertaining as it is original, this is a story to enjoy like a chocolate with a surprise centre.' Marie France 'An enjoyable trip into the heart of the 1980s' Le Figaro 'Subtle, inventive, absorbing and often funny.' L'Avenir 'Impossible to resist' L'Expressshow more

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3,052 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
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4 46% (1,419)
3 22% (684)
2 3% (99)
1 1% (36)
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