Hector and the Search for Lost Time
By Francois Lelord
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143120711, 240pp.)
Publication Date: July 31, 2012
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The delightful third book in the multimillion-copy internationally bestselling series
Being up against the clock was a real problem for so many people, thought Hector. What could he possibly do to help them?
First he tackled happiness. Then he took on love. And now Hector, our endearing young French psychiatrist, confronts the persistent march of time.
His patients lament that there is not enough time in the day. Or they feel that life is passing them by. And in one case, a young boy turns the problem on its head: He's impatient to grow up! Hector himself is increasingly aware of time: He doesn't feel quite so young anymore, and the clock is ticking on his relationship with his beloved Clara.
So as time flies, so does our wise and winsome hero in his latest adventure, traveling around the world to understand the past, the future, and how best to enjoy the present.
François Lelord is a psychiatrist who has worked in Paris, Los Angeles, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Bangkok, where he currently lives.
Acclaim for Hector and the Search for Happiness:
“Utterly charming . . . Fans of Eat, Pray, Love and The Elegance of the Hedgehog won’t want to miss this gem of a book.” —BookPage